Recycling: Processing - When you’ve done your part, let Selikor do the rest.
The processing phase refers to the preparation of materials for shipment to end users. In order to be successful, recycling experts must know the various types and grades of recyclable materials, acceptable quality standards, current prices and potential markets for materials. Processors make profits by receiving higher revenues for the materials that they market to brokers or end users than the cost that they must pay for collecting and processing. Typical processing steps include:
So once you have separated your waste, collected your recyclable materials, and transported them to one of Selikor’s recycling drop off centers, what happens next? Selikor prepares the recyclable materials so they can be processed, packaged and exported or used in the local market.
Currently most of the waste materials collected on the island for recycling will be exported for processing and further treatment of these materials. Only the end products of construction and demolition waste recycling are market locally. [Click here to read more]