Food Waste Recycling

2020-03-16T11:44:51-07:00January 20th, 2017|Product Destruction, Recycling|

Tasked with recycling over 150,000 lbs of ingredients from an ice cream plant, we utilized our organics recycling program where the food waste was re-purposed for animal feeds & fortifying organic soil. In the shipment we found over 1.5 million popsicle sticks. We thought it was a shame to run them through our wood program [...]

Product Destruction to Creation

2020-03-16T11:37:33-07:00January 20th, 2017|Product Destruction, Recycling|

Blue Planet recently recycled 30,000 lbs of defective PET water bottle preforms (used to make water bottles by heating and blowing them up) We recycled these preforms into a ground resin used in a variety of applications: fibre for carpets, fleece fabrics for clothing, and plant pots.

Product Destruction

2020-03-15T20:16:12-07:00January 20th, 2017|Product Destruction, Recycling|

There are many reasons finished products need to be destroyed. Our goal is responsible recovery within the destruction process. We were asked to destroy a failed product ready for market - plastic paint brush covers. The challenge with this project was the paper label attached to each piece. It would have been too labour intensive [...]