What materials do you NOT accept?
  • Co-mingled scrap
  • Styrofoam (Expanded polystyrene, EPS)
  • Medical waste
  • Hazardous waste
  • Electronic scrap
  • Crosslinked plastic (nothing with an "X" in it)

What are Accepted Materials?

  • ABS trim scrap from sheet, injection scrap
  • Acrylic sign scrap, trim scrap from thermoforming
  • Automobile bumpers (plastic only)
  • General purpose polystyrene
  • HDPE bottles, sheet, crates, parts, and purge
  • HDPE-HMW barrels, syrup containers
  • HIPS trim scrap with or without print
  • LDPE film scrap, bubble wrap
  • PET bottles, strapping, sheet, film, and purge
  • Polycarbonate sign scrap
  • Polyethylene foam (PE Foam)
  • Polyurethane foam
  • PP bottles, containers, sheet, and purge
  • Stretch film baled
  • TPO automotive with or without paint

How would a standard agreement be structured with RMI?

RMI provides

  • Analysis and specifications for your recycling program
  • A trailer, or other container, for storing scrap material
  • Swap-out service when the trailer is full
  • Monthly statements of material received
  • Payment around the third week of the month following the statement

As our Customer, you

  • Keep your different types of waste separate
  • Load all scrap material into the trailer (in addition to plastic, material may also include, but is not limited to, scrap metal and paper packaging)
  • Call us to swap containers when full
  • Enjoy your savings, because recycling is good business

What happens if we send co-mingled scrap?

Co-mingled material is worth significantly less than sorted material. Deductions will be made for contamination and for any necessary disposal of trash. We will work with you to determine the best way to keep your waste streams separated.

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Glossary of Terms

Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene
Constipated Inventory
Material that hasn't moved in 6 months
Expanded polystyrene
General purpose polystyrene
High density polyethylene
High molecular weight HDPE
High impact polystyrene
Low density polyethylene
Polyethylene Terephthalate
Polyethylene Foam
Crosslinked PE
Polyurethane Foam
Polyvinyl chloride
Thermoplastic olefin
XPS Extruded polystyrene