Our current rate of consumption far outpaces our ability to reduce. 160,000 plastic bags are thrown out every second globally.
The re-use of glass bottles on a commercial scale in Canada is only widely adopted in the beer industry. The reuse of milk bottles, common up until the 1970s, has disappeared.
Paper, glass, metals such as aluminum, No. 1 and 2 plastics are commonly recycled.
No. 3-7 plastics are difficult to recycle and often end up in landfills.
In the end, far too much material ends up in landfills or incinerators.
All plastics are used, from #1 to #7.
We source wood and fibre from construction, demolition, agriculture and municipal collection.
We can take other aggregate landfill material.
Types and proportions of renewed material are formulated depending on the product being produced.
Material is shredded, grinded and/or granulated into an aggregate.
Aggregates are carefully measured, mixed and machine blended.