Closed loop and circular economies are theories that go hand in hand with the manufacturing industry. The ability to close the loop by recovering waste product and re-purposing it back in the supply chain process can save money, time and have clear environmental benefits in an effective system.Read More
The concept of upcycling has been steadily rising over the past few years as we have seen a big sustainability push for both manufacturers and consumers alike.
The theory of upcycling takes into consideration that already made products can either be repurposed or put back into the manufacturing process to allow for the loop of the supply chain to close.Read More
Fischer Plastic products have always endeavoured to manufacture their range in the most ethical and sustainable ways to ensure that we are supporting local communities as well as the broader environment. Whilst injection moulding can be considered a high energy process, Fischer has improved their operations with recycled water systems and solar power to boost its sustainability efforts.Read More
Fischer Plastics has been developing its capacity to use recycled materials over the past decade as the demand and sustainability behind the process continue to grow in the market. One of the biggest barriers to success within recycled materials has been a number of misconceptions around the quality of products, longevity as well as affordability.Read More
When we see plastics in the media at the moment there is a lot of discussion about their impact on our environment and how they may be phased out of usage. The problem with these overarching and broad comments has been that they are usually referring to single-use plastics and have given a bad name to the great high quality and long lasting plastics that are widely used in so many industries today. The ability for plastics to offer a cost-effective and premium solution for many medical devices, food processing, industrial and mining equipment and many more areas is a positive for the material.Read More