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Sample Business Plans for Recycling Businesses


Preparing a complete business plan is the key to kick off any new venture and reviewing some ideal business plans of similar enterprises can help entrepreneurs to analyze their own business opportunities and prepare perfect business plans for their businesses. While in other articles we have looked at the basics of starting a small recycling business or more specific details for certain enterprises such as how to start a junk collection service, this article provides some sample profit oriented recycling enterprise business plans to review for entrepreneurs who are planning to start a recycling enterprise.

Please follow the links to review the full business plans.

Recycling Center, Inc. Business Plan

There are many recyclable product dealers, wholesalers and even manufacturers who are looking for bulk recyclable materials (usually on a per ton basis). The business plan of New York based company Recycling Center, Inc. shows how recyclable items such as metal, paper, and plastic can be sorted out, processed and resold in bulk numbers to these dealers, wholesalers and distributors by establishing a recycling center. The main purpose of this business plan was to raise necessary funds, and as such serves as an example of a recycling enterprise fundraising business plan.

Used Tire Recycling Plant Business Plan

This is a business plan made by S. C. Tyre Recycling Group in 2010 to establish a tire recycling plant in Romania. It portrays how different tire components can be reused and recycled by following technology of MeWa Company from Germany. This new technology shreds collected tires and produce rubber powder, granules, steel and textile.

Plastic Recycling Business Plan

This is a business plan that can help prospective entrepreneurs in UK to establish a plastic recycling business by complying with all the UK rules and regulations. It identifies things that went wrong in the initial launching of Scottish Recycling Company to recycle used coffee cups, soft drink bottles, shrink wrap, bread bags, cling film, car bumpers, food packaging, milk bottles, cooking oil containers and other material. It also shows a complete road map to overcome the previous problems along with strategies to succeed in the re-launching.

Establishing a Paper Recycling Plant Business Plan

This business plan shows a comprehensive process to recycle paper. It explains ways of earning quick profit from used paper and how recycling this material can fulfill the quickly growing demand of paper products.

Mid-Atlantic Recycling Business Plan

This business plan shows how a profit oriented business can work with local municipalities by providing an economical, alternative for the disposal of human waste sludge and by presenting local consumers with top quality, recycled products made from useable waste stream materials.

Replay Plastics Business Plan

The business plan of Replay Plastics describes the ways to exploit the opportunity created by the increasing use of recycled plastics in consumer and industrial applications. This business plan illustrates a complete process of establishing a Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) cleaning and refining plant to produce different kinds of recycled plastic products.

Modular Carpet Recycling, Inc. Business Plan

This is a business plan that portrays the idea of building small plants to recover nylon from used carpet. The plan explains how “Green Technology” can be used to recover nylon from post-industrial or post-consumer waste carpets that normally ends in national landfills.

Apex Recycling (Scrap Metal Recycling) Business Plan

As the worldwide demand for raw steel is increasing rapidly, Scrap metal recycling can be a great way to meet up this demand. The business plan of Apex Recycling illustrates the appropriate scenario in the industry and the ways to exploit the prevailing opportunity by operating a world-class metal shredding facility which is capable of producing recycled products from scrap metals.

Reviewing these business plans can be helpful for prospective entrepreneurs to find a profitable business opportunity in their own localities, or as a point of comparison in their own planning. Information in such plans should be used for illustrative purposes only, and used with caution. Undertaking your own due diligence with respect to information is always advised.

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