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Soft Plastic Recycling / Shrink wrap

soft plastic Recycling

Plastic Film / Soft Plastic Recycling

The soft plastic film recovery program currently helps divert roughly 8 million pounds of plastic out of our local landfills each year.

After the initial setup in the loose film program, Westcoast will drop off storage bins that fit your particular recycling need. A collection truck will then be sent to your location on a weekly, bi-monthly or monthly basis, depending on the volume of plastic your company is generating. Most of the common soft plastic that Westcoast Plastic Recycling collects are from either the high or low density polyethylene family and a small amount of polypropylene such as shrink wrap, shopping bags, bubble wrap etc…
Learn how soft plastic is recycled here

Loose Film
Pick-up service available
Westcoast offers a loose film pick-up service for those customers who are not producing enough to bale. This program is perfect for those who still want to do their part without having to spend the money on a baler.
Various Storage Solution
Solutions to fit any situation
Westcoast offers a variety of storage solutions that allows for flexibility for the customer.View storage solutions here
Award Winning Service.
We have won several awards
Westcoast has won/been nominated for several awards including BBB Torch Awards, Consumer Choice, CPIA, BC Small Business Award, Richmond News and others…
CodeDescriptionProduct Examples
High Density PolyethyleneShopping bags, lumber wrap, shrink wrap, bags and liners
Low Density PolyethyleneShrink Wrap, bubble wrap, poly liners, bags
PolypropyleneLumberwrap, PP Film
Most Common Type of Soft Plastics:
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Shopping bags

Westcoast Plastic Recycling recycles almost all types of shopping bags/grocery store bags.

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Produce Bags

Produce bags are made predominantly of LDPE (Low-Density Poly Ethylene).

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Shrink Wrap

Shrink wrap is one of the most recyclable types of plastic that exists.