Greentech Lead America: Rehrig Pacific Logistics (RPL), a
provider of reusable packaging services and solutions, has opened its reverse
logistics and recyclable plastics processing center in Rancho Cucamonga, Cal.
The company said the Rancho Cucamonga facility will
process recyclable plastic and convert it into regrind material that can be
reused in plastics manufacturing processes. Rehrig’s recycling process can
provide closed-loop recycling for a range of waste producers including large
retail groups and local materials recovery facilities.
Moreover, the facility will manufacture high-quality HDPE
in melt indexes of 5, 8 or bottle-grade fractional in natural and mixed color
as pellets or 3/8-inch flake.
“Our new facility will enhance Rehrig’s complete
recycling program that can help reduce landfill waste and enhances our
customers’ corporate sustainability objectives,” said Matt Dannenfeldt,
president of Rehrig Pacific Logistics.
“The combination of our recycling experience,
technical competence, innovation, and our unique waste-to-product process makes
us the ideal partner for sustainable plastics recycling,” Dannenfeldt
The facility is an expansion of Rehrig’s operations in
the Western U.S. The Company currently operates 10 reverse logistics and
plastics processing centers throughout its nationwide network.
The new facility will offer other services including
pallet management and sales, pooling, asset exchange and tracking, reverse
logistics, supply chain consulting, transportation, and additional recycling
and sustainability services.