Free Sample Business Plans for Recycling Businesses

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The opportunity to review free sample plans of similar recycling enterprises can help entrepreneurs in their planning process. This article provides several samples. 

Please follow the links to review the full business plans.

Medical Waste Management Recycling 

Medical waste refers to waste generated at healthcare facilities such as clinics, hospitals, blood banks, dental practices, physician offices, veterinary hospitals, as well as laboratories and medical research facilities. According to the Medical Waste Tracking Act of 1988, "Medical Waste is defined as any solid waste that is generated in the diagnosis, treatment, or immunization of human beings or animals, in research pertaining thereto, or in the production or testing of biologicals".

Some of the most common waste materials include discarded surgical instruments, discarded surgical gloves, culture dishes and other glassware, blood-soaked bandages, discarded lancets, removed body organs, cultures, stocks, swabs used to inoculate cultures, and discarded needles.

This case study introduces Blue Cross® Medical Waste Recycling, LLC, a U.S. based licensed waste management company with an emphasis on the recycling of medical waste. We have been able to secure a standard facility in an industrial estate in Dover – Delaware; a facility that is highly suitable for the kind of medical waste recycling plant that we want to build. Initially, the plan includes the collection of management of medical waste, and an eventual transition to include its recycling. 

Wood Waste Recycling Opportunities

Rather than a business plan per se, this document outlines a range of business opportunities pertaining to the recycling of old wood. 

These options include:

  •   Reprocessing: – The process of grinding waste material to be ready for the various reuse markets.
  • Remanufacturing: – The process of sawmilling, kiln drying, =or otherwise working with old timber so that it can be readied for the reuse markets. 
  • Barn Wood, the recovery of used wood, sorting, and the removal of old metal to prepare it for use in rustic architectural applications.    

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. 

Plastic Recycling Business Plan

This business plan 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 roadmap to overcome the previous problems along with strategies to succeed in the re-launching.

Paper Recycling Plant Business Plan

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

Mid-Atlantic Recycling Business Plan

This business plan outlines 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 a way to profit from the demand for recycled plastics in consumer and industrial applications. It illustrates a complete process of establishing a Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) cleaning and refining plant to produce different kinds of recycled plastic products.

Apex Recycling (Scrap Metal Recycling) Business Plan

The business plan of Apex Recycling illustrates the scenario for creating 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 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 due diligence with respect to information is always advised.