Transforming hard-to-recycle plastics into school benches

picnic bench in field

Nextek, a company based in the UK offers sustainable solutions in the area of polymers and recycling by turning low-value materials into higher value applications. The company cleans and shreds mixed plastic waste to develop a unique compound that can be used for multiple applications such as waterproof decking and furniture. Following successful trials, the company has created a series of benches and tables that have been donated to schools across the UK. Read more.

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