Automated recycling

Recycled Products

 Newspamphlets

Mixed Paper

This beautiful bale is all newspapers, pamphlets and other papers - ready to return as more newspapers, pamphlets and pieces of paper!

Mixed Paper bales are currently exported to countries such as Indonesia and Thailand.  EcoCentral is investigating on-shore solutions for paper recycling.

 OCC

Old Corrugated Cardboard

Your Old Corrugated Cardboard will most likely come back as cardboard packaging.

Old corrugated cardboard is currently exported to countries such as Indonesia and Thailand.

 HDPE

HDPE Natural

HDPE Natural Bales consist of opaque milk bottles which contain no added pigment. HDPE Natural is a valued recycling commodity as it can be made into a wide variety of HDPE products.

The HDPE bales produced at the EcoSort are currently sold locally.

 PET

PET Clear

PET Clear bale consists of clear cool drink bottles and can become anything from bottles to fabric. PET Clear is another valued recycling commodity with the ability to be re used in a wide range of products. 

Currently a proportion of the PET Clear bales produced at the EcoSort are sold locally to a New Zealand based reprocessor and remanufactured into clear meat trays for a major supermarket chain.  The balance are exported through a tender process to countries such as Indonesia and Thailand.

 Plastics

Mixed 1-7 Plastic

Mixed Plastic bales, numbered 1 to 7, make up the rest of the mixed plastic delivered to the EcoSort. It's made into a wide variety of items.

Mixed Plastics bales are exported to Indonesia for further sorting and reprocessing.

 Aluminium

Aluminium

Aluminium bales are recycled and 60% energy is saved using recycled aluminium material.

Aluminium cans are sold locally.

 Steel

Steel

Steel can bales are one of the world's most recyclable products making up this heavyweight of a bale.

Steel cans are sold locally.

 glass

Glass

We crush the glass we receive and process into differing grades of sand. These products can be used in so many applications from road fill to turf management.