Earth Day 2022

Recycled Plastic Sheets - Earth Day 2022


Earth Day is celebrated annually on 22nd April and is designed to raise awareness and demonstrate support for environmental protection.  This year's theme is "invest in our planet" and as we all need to play our part, we have taken steps to ensure we can provide our customers with eco-friendly plastic sheet alternatives. With recycled plastic sheets now available in HIPS, ABS, PETG and ViPrint there is every reason to choose a more environmentally sound product.

Recycled High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS) Plastic Sheets

Our Recycled High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS) is manufactured from post-industrial waste and is 100% recycled. It is lightweight with high impact strength and not only is it 100% recycled but it is also fully recyclable.  Strong and consistent, recycled HIPS can be used for a wide range of applications.  Available from stock in 1mm, 1.5mm, 2mm and 3mm in black or white.

Key features include:

  • 100% recycled
  • 100% recyclable
  • High impact strength
  • Easy to thermoform
  • Lightweight

Recycled ABS Plastic Sheets

Post-consumer Recycled ABS plastic sheets are a cost-effective and eco-friendly alternative to virgin material. Recycled ABS is one of most versatile thermoplastic sheets, providing toughness and thick gauge plastic sheets for thermoforming.

Key features include:

  • Recycled and recyclable
  • High impact strength and rigidity
  • Strong resistance to chemical corrosion
  • Excellent abrasion / scratch resistance
  • Excellent electrical properties
  • Easily machined to close tolerances by drilling, die-cutting, sawing, turning, milling or shearing.
  • Ideal plastic for vacuum forming or fabrication
  • Available from stock in 1.5mm, 2mm, 3mm, 4mm, 5mm and 6mm thickness

Recycled PETG Plastic Sheets

Our Recycled PETG meets all process and fabrication needs expected of standard PETG but it is 100% recycled and is also fully recyclable. Strong and consistent, Recycled PETG can be used for a wide range of applications.  Available with 1,000kg MOQ on 250 micron to 800 micron, up to and including 1600mm x 1100mm (sheet) and 1250mm wide reels.

Key features include:

  • 100% recycled
  • 100% recyclable
  • High quality RPETG
  • Easy to thermoform
  • Easy to fabricate
  • Eco-Blue: thin gauge, clear blue tinted

Recycled ViPrint Polypropylene Plastic Sheets

Recycled ViPrint is made from post-industrial recycled material and virgin (polypropylene, polyethylene and antistatic agent, and colourant formulation).  The ViPrint Colour Eco range is available with 50% or 80% recycled content and a minimum order quantity. 

Key features include:

  • Recyclable
  • Colour ECO50 range: 50% recycled post-industrial and 50% virgin material
  • Colour ECO80 range: 80% post-industrial recycled and 20% virgin material
  • The product does not release a chlorine gas when burnt, unlike PVC. 
  • 2-sided corona treated, suitable for UV offset printing, UV screen printing and UV digital printing

For more information on our range of recycled plastics or to place an order, please contact us on 01727 863138 or sales@stephen-webster.co.uk.