Operation Clean Sweep

RECOUP are proud to be the first signatory of Operation Clean Sweep (OCS).

OCS is an international initiative from the plastics industry to reduce plastic pellet loss to the environment. In the UK it is led by the British Plastic Federation. 

The initiative's aim to ensure that the plastic pellets, flakes and powders that pass through manufacturing facilities in the UK are handled with the care they deserve and do not end up in our rivers or oceans. 

Why should my company sign up?

  • Forms part of your sustainability and environmental initiatives
  • Maximises the use of feedstock
  • Prevent slips, trips and falls
  • Improves operational efficacy
  • Contributes to improving water quality and wildlife
  • Protects the reputation of your company and the plastics industry
  • It is completely FREE to sign up

Would you like to get involved?

Organisations that handle pellet, flake or powder qualify as a main signatory. If you don't handle thematerials, but agree with the goals of OCS you can register as a supporter.

For more information download the Operation Clean Sweep brochure 

OCS follows PAS510.2021 which is the world’s first plastic pellet loss prevention standard.


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