After obtaining written confirmation from our raw material suppliers, we can confirm that we are in compliance with European Directives on Heavy Metals for all virgin film supplied by Polybags. This includes Heavy Metals (Cadmium, Mercury, Lead, Barium, Antimony, Arsenic, Selenium or Chromium) Halogens (Chlorine, Fluorine, Iodine or Bromine) or substances containing any of these elements.
Polybags is a member of the Wastepack Recycling Scheme which carries out our recycling and recovery obligations on our behalf. Our membership number is WP/698834/00.
Polythene is is a non-hazardous material made from ethylene. It has no associated toxicity, and no special precautions are necessary in handling or storage. It can be disposed of with other refuse, although re-cycling is preferable.