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.

  • Why the Plastics and Recycling Conference was Worth the Investment

    Written by: Vinny Licari Recently, I went on my first business trip with BlackBridge Investments to the Plastics Recycling Conference down in New Orleans. This was a great opportunity for my company and I to network, promote and build on our company’s brand image. It was a great place to build on our current business relationships and get educated on the latest trends affecting the plastics recycling industry. Lots of small businesses and scrap plastic traders might wonder if it’s really “worth it” to invest in the costs of traveling to a conference – especially if you’re bringing multiple employees. But from our experience, I would definitely say that this…

  • What We Learned at the 2016 Plastics Recycling Conference

    Written by: Chris Goger Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of attending the 2016 Plastics Recycling Conference in New Orleans with my company, BlackBridge Investments. Leading up to the conference, my supervisors held several discussions with my fellow colleagues and I to ensure we were adequately prepared to maximize our experience. Developing a plan of action at a conference or networking event is not overly complicated, but absolutely necessary to maximize your return on the company’s investment in the costs of travel and attending the conference. It’s important to know in advance what you want to get out of the conference, and set some clear goals to make sure…