Low density polyethylene (LDPE) is a flexible, strong and versatile plastic that is used to make many products. LDPE scrap plastic bears the recycling label of #4 plastic, a readily recyclable plastic in many communities.

BlackBridge Investments buys LDPE scrap plastic, including LDPE film scrap, and sells it to end users who use it to make grocery bags, food wraps, squeezable bottles, containers, bread bags and other consumer items. LDPE has been in existence since 1933, and although there are more modern polymers now competing on the market, we continue to see strong demand for LDPE scrap plastic from various sources in the LDPE recycling markets.

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