Following are a set of P2 options you may wish to implement. No option is perfect for everyone, but sometimes options
that have worked at one facility can work at yours. They might also serve as inspiration.
Unreviewed Plastics - Extrusion Options
Options below have not been reviewed by pollution prevention specialists. They are commonly recommended and
implemented for facilities.
Reduce extrusion & pelletizing waste
Minimize amount of plastic that becomes waste.
Ensure all employees are familiar with the extruder equipment to minimize offspec batches.
Minimize offspec batches by proper cleaning of feed hoppers and screws.