According to latest news from the European plastic industry, The John Lewis Partnership is developing a ‘closed loop’ waste plastics strategy in partnership with Liverpool-based recycler Centriforce Products. According to reports from various sources the collaboration was initiated to recycle various plastic wastes that released from John Lewis and Waitrose shops into useable products. The move was taken viewing the huge concerns over environment and health.
According to sources from various sources the move is being viewed as one of the most important milestones in the European plastic sector as it would help the company make its plastic wastes reusable. The contract is part of the John Lewis Partnership’s strategy to streamline its waste contractors and keep complete control and responsibility for its waste flows, ensuring as much as possible is recycled. The company has said the move is a welcoming fact that would enable us become more responsible towards the society and the environment. Use of plastic and its management has become one of the gravest concerns for people across the region and there is an urgent need to initiate such move that could help us minimize the risk of environmental hazards.
While talking about the move Mike Walters, waste and recycling manager for the John Lewis partnership said “We want to be completely transparent in our approach to waste management and ensure that as much as possible is recycled and then reused in our own businesses,” Moving on the same line he also added that “We are committed to keeping ownership of our waste all the way to its final destination, rather than selling it to the highest bidder, or losing control over what happens to it.”
According to the terms of the contract the Liverpool based water Purification Company will be collecting more than 3,000 tonnes of plastics waste from John Lewis and Waitrose distribution centres across the UK annually and will bring the waste to its Liverpool manufacturing centre.
Liverpool based Centriforce is one of the renowned names in the Industrial Filtration requirements sector. The company has received wide reputation and recognition around the region for removing solid particulate from liquids. Some of the sectors the company caters into include soluble oil filtration systems through to neat oil applications. The company is a major player in European Design & manufacturer of Individual & Central Coolant Systems offering solutions for the general engineering, aerospace, automotive and rail industries in fact, anybody using cutting fluids.