Transforming the Circular economy
At Vintz, we believe the path to a greener environment begins with progressively changing the way we think about plastics. Our challenge begins with moving from the current “take-make-dispose” linear model towards adopting a circulatory approach that aims for a more responsible and sustainable approach to the exploitation and use of earth’s limited natural resources. Over the last 11 years, Vintz plastics has committed its operations to closing the loop in the circular economy, by adopting innovative processes and solutions that make a positive impact in the environment and local communities through recycling and remanufacturing 54,000 tonnes of plastic waste to date, into high quality products and raw materials. Our tested and tried process uses up to 88% less energy while delivering high quality and durable raw materials and remanufactured plastics.
Plastic waste management
To close the loop, our journey begins at our collection centers, where we receive all types of plastics from homes and businesses with the help of our network of community-based organizations living in informal settlements. From there the plastics are transported to our recycling plants where they are sorted according to the various types of plastics. Once sorting is completed, our shredding machines make granules from the waste, after which these waste granules are put through either hot or cold washing to remove contaminants. The next step involves formulating, blending and compounding the granulates into processed plastics pellets. Each batch is formulated based on the client’s needs while the pellets become the feedstock for manufacturing replacing virgin plastics in making new products and re introducing them to the end consumer for use.
Manufacturing recycled products
With savings of up to 20% in energy while producing almost no waste, our high-quality remanufactured plastic pellets are trusted by manufacturers globally to create durable and reliable products for a wide range of markets and applications.
Sustainable solutions and Products
Living and investing towards zero waste requires adopting new ways of doing things. Vintz Plastics believes in accelerating the circular economy through innovation, collaboration and partnerships with the end goal of closing the value chain loop, reducing carbon emissions, protecting the environment and turning waste to wealth by providing dignified work opportunities. Join the movement.