SOURCE: U.S. Polymers

February 08, 2010 11:35 ET

U.S. Polymer's New GREEN/REDEEM™ Program Recycles Stretch Plastic Scrap Into Cash

BEVERLY, MA--(Marketwire - February 8, 2010) - U.S. Polymers, Inc. ( international thermoplastics broker specializing in the plastic secondary market, announces a unique program called GREEN/REDEEM™, The new program recycles stretch plastic scrap commonly used to wrap pallet-sized merchandise ranging from packaged food products to bottled beverages.

According to Randy Haight, U.S. Polymers president, "Many large bakeries, supermarkets, major retail and logistics operations use tens of thousands of pounds of clear stretch plastic to wrap goods on pallets for easier stocking and handling. Our unique GREEN/REDEEM program picks up this waste material for recycling, turning the scrap plastic into the most sought-after commodity in business today, namely cash."

The GREEN/REDEEM program is available to wholesalers, retailers, packaged foods producers, bottlers and warehousing operations. The scrap plastic is picked up regularly at the user's site and re-processed both in the United States and internationally. Specific needs and recommendations are available by directly contacting U.S. Polymers.

Mr. Haight added, "There isn't a business that can't use more cash, and generating extra funds while helping to improve the environment should be very attractive to enterprises of all sizes."


Headquartered in Beverly, Massachusetts, U.S. Polymers specializes in purchasing scrap plastic by-products in any form. The company buys and sells reprocessed materials, film scrap, purgings, regrinds, and obsolete parts in addition to prime and off-spec resins. The firm maintains an inventory of color concentrates that have been obtained as discontinued lots, always virgin materials usually produced by major concentrate manufacturers.

U.S. Polymers, Inc. handles ABS, color concentrates, engineer grades, PET, PVC, polyethylene and polystyrene plastic. Toll free phone: 800-966-3424: fax: 978-921-2626, or visit

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