Highland Plastics supports the
5R's of packaging.
REDUCE - REUSE - RECYCLE - RECOVER - REMOVE
- Reduce - Containers are designed with minimum amount
of plastic, while maintaining a sturdy high quality product.
- Reuse - We encourage the reuse of the product in alternative applications to reduce the amount of alternative plastics
- Recycle - Hi-Plas products can be recycled in standard
- Recover - Burn for energy (Technology is currently being
used in Sweden).
- Remove - Use degradable plastics (see our degradable page). When the first 4 R's fail, degradation is the safety net.