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Abbey Polythene

Converters of Low Density Polythene.

Abbey Polythene are manufacturers of low density bottom weld polythene bags, sacks, tubing & sheeting. We have been established for over 20 years, we use the latest Servo Drive technology and can offer you an excellent product and service.

In addition to the listed products we are able to manufacture most size bags and sacks: virgin food grade, tinted, coloured and recycled materials, repeat seal facility on heavy duty bags and sacks for specialist applications.


Products

 Agricultural Industry Polythene Bags

Agricultural Industry Polythene Bags

Our comprehensive range of stock bags meet the packaging requirements for a wide range of market sectors, including: • Local government • Veter...

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 Amphibian Fencing

Amphibian Fencing

Using specialist polythene sheeting to protect reptiles, amphibians and numerous habitats for wildlife can help conservationists to preserve natural d...

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 Anti Rust Polythene Bags

Anti Rust Polythene Bags

Polythene bags can be printed with your logo, brando or message with up to three colour designs available. You can use existing artwork or we can help...

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 Anti Static Degradable Film

Anti Static Degradable Film

We use an additive called Polybatch® DEG 68 made by A. Schulman who have released the following information:

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 Anti Static Polythene Bags

Anti Static Polythene Bags

We have a wide selection of applications and additives which we can utilize to make custom made polythene waste disposal sacks for a large variety of ...

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 Bespoke Clear Bags

Bespoke Clear Bags

Our clear refuse bags are made to the highest standard for superb strength and durability. Our clear bags use only UK sourced polythene guaranteeing t...

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 Bespoke Coloured Polythene Bags

Bespoke Coloured Polythene Bags

We can provide a great choice of coloured polythene bags in a vast range of sizes, colours and thicknesses.

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 Bespoke Polythene Bags

Bespoke Polythene Bags

Abbey Polythene can manufacture clear bags in a range of different sizes to fit your needs with a printing service available if needed.

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 Bespoke Polythene Products

Bespoke Polythene Products

There is a large range of polythene products that we are able to manufacture and supply, from bags and sacks to sleeves, tubing, sheeting and cut shee...

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 Bespoke Polythene Sheeting

Bespoke Polythene Sheeting

If the sheeting is to be used outdoors it may require an ultraviolet inhibitor, which not only greatly delays the degradation of the polythene when ex...

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 Bespoke Polythene Waste & Disposal Bags

Bespoke Polythene Waste & Disposal Bags

Whatever variety of bespoke polythene waste and disposal bags you require – we have the answers.

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 Bespoke Printed Bags

Bespoke Printed Bags

Printed polythene bags are ideal for many different situations, uses and locations and we have the perfect solution whatever your individual company r...

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 Black Rubble Bags

Black Rubble Bags

• Black Rubble bags are used for the disposal of building waste.

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 Black Trade Waste Bags

Black Trade Waste Bags

• Black Trade Waste are used for the disposal of trade waste. We can offer trade waste sacks in a variety of sizes and thicknesses depending on the...

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 Blue Waste Management Bags

Blue Waste Management Bags

• Blue bags are commonly used for the disposal of food.

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 BRC approved polythene bags

BRC approved polythene bags

We can offer BRC approved polythene bags for food use, please contact us to discuss your requirements.

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 Building & Construction Polythene Bags

Building & Construction Polythene Bags

Our broad range of stock bags meet the packaging requirements for a wide series of market sectors, including: • Local government • Veterinary p...

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 Clear Bag Manufacturers

Clear Bag Manufacturers

We can manufacture clear bags in a variety of different sizes to fit your requirements with a printing service available if needed.

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 Clear Bags

Clear Bags

We have a great range of clear waste and refuse sacks with bespoke orders made to suit your requirements or a range of stock clear refuse sacks which ...

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 Clear Bags To Specification

Clear Bags To Specification

We can make clear bags in a range of different sizes to fit your requirements with a printing service available if needed.

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 Clear Degradable Film

Clear Degradable Film

Degradable film is clear featuring a slight yellowy tint, but can have a colour added, although this may affect the length of time it takes to degrade...

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 Clear Polythene Sheeting

Clear Polythene Sheeting

We can offer sheeting in any size rolls up to four metres wide to cater for many different applications. It can be centre or multi-folded for easy use...

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 Clear Refuse Bags

Clear Refuse Bags

All of our clear refuse bags are made to the highest standard for great strength and durability. Our clear bags use only polythene sourced in the UK g...

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 Clinical Bag Suppliers

Clinical Bag Suppliers

We have a constant stock of clinical bags which are available for speedy delivery. Our standard 2 – 3 day delivery service is fully traceable which en...

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 Clinical Waste Bags

Clinical Waste Bags

We can fulfil all of your clinical waste bag requirements with a stock of opaque yellow LDPE polythene bags which are UN3291 certified and clearly pri...

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 Clinical Waste Printed Bags

Clinical Waste Printed Bags

We can fulfil all of your clinical waste bag needs with a stock of opaque yellow LDPE polythene bags which are UN3291 certified and printed clearly wi...

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 Colour Printed Polythene Bags

Colour Printed Polythene Bags

Designs of up to three colours can be printed onto the bags on a single side only, both sides or in a fixed or random repeating pattern depending upon...

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 Coloured Polythene Bags

Coloured Polythene Bags

We can offer a great choice of coloured polythene bags in a great range of sizes, colours and thicknesses.

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 Coloured Polythene Sheeting

Coloured Polythene Sheeting

Polythene sheeting can be provided clear, coloured or tinted, and, if needed, with a one colour random print. The sheeting can be made from virgin gra...

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 Coloured Waste Management Bags

Coloured Waste Management Bags

It’s common within the Waste Management sector to have coloured bags to identify different varieties of waste.

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CONFIDENTIAL WASTE LEGISLATION AND DISPOSAL

CONFIDENTIAL WASTE LEGISLATION AND DISPOSAL

Disposing of confidential waste in the UK is governed by laws such as the Data Protection Act 1998 and in the EU the GDPR (General Data Protection Reg...

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PLASTIC EATING ENZYME DISCOVERY

PLASTIC EATING ENZYME DISCOVERY

A mutant enzyme that can break down plastic bottles and containers has been making the news lately. This plastic-eating protein could revolutionise th...

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POLYTHENE AND ITS USE IN THE FOOD INDUSTRY

POLYTHENE AND ITS USE IN THE FOOD INDUSTRY

Plastics and polythene has gotten a lot of negative press recently, but it is incredibly important in industry and especially in the food industry whe...

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 POLYTHENE SHEETING, A VERSATILE PRODUCT

POLYTHENE SHEETING, A VERSATILE PRODUCT

Polythene sheeting is a plastic film made from petroleum (you may also hear it referred to as polyethylene sheeting, poly sheeting, plastic sheeting, ...

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WHERE DID FATHER CHRISTMAS COME FROM?

WHERE DID FATHER CHRISTMAS COME FROM?

Nowadays most people consider Father Christmas and Santa Claus to be different names for the same person, with Father Christmas tending to be more UK-...

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OFFENSIVE WASTE DISPOSAL OF NON-CLINICAL WASTE

OFFENSIVE WASTE DISPOSAL OF NON-CLINICAL WASTE

The government website describes Offensive Waste as non-clinical waste that’s non-infectious and doesn’t contain pharmaceutical or chemical substances...

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HOW ARE POLYTHENE BAGS MADE?

HOW ARE POLYTHENE BAGS MADE?

The plastic bags people are most familiar with are generally made from polyethylene. This consists of long chains of ethylene monomers which are deriv...

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POLYTHENE WASTE SACKS FOR CLEARANCE COMPANIES

POLYTHENE WASTE SACKS FOR CLEARANCE COMPANIES

Recycling has had to become part of our everyday lives. It’s one the easiest ways we can reduce our impact on the environment and few people would dis...

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The Rise and Rise of the Budget Supermarket

The Rise and Rise of the Budget Supermarket

For many decades, the landscape when it came to supermarket shopping in Britain was largely unchanging. The vast majority of people would regularly sh...

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Biodegradeable and Compostable, what are they in relation to polythene?

Biodegradeable and Compostable, what are they in relation to polythene?

Plastics are versatile and cheap materials which are used in a huge variety of different ways in modern life. Comparatively strong whilst being light ...

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Why Use Scented Polythene Bags for your Business?

Why Use Scented Polythene Bags for your Business?

No matter what the exact nature of your business is, you are likely to produce a fair degree of waste and rubbish. Some businesses, such as those invo...

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT NEWT FENCING

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT NEWT FENCING

If you’ve ever visited or walked past a construction site in a rural area or driven along a busy road through the British countryside, the chances are...

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POLYTHENE FACTOIDS YOU MAY NOT HAVE KNOWN

POLYTHENE FACTOIDS YOU MAY NOT HAVE KNOWN

Polythene is the 83 year old innovation who’s first major conquest would be in the fight against Germany in WW2 before going on to shape the worldwide...

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BESPOKE POLYTHENE BAGS FOR ALL APPLICATIONS

BESPOKE POLYTHENE BAGS FOR ALL APPLICATIONS

Polythene bags come in a variety of standard shapes and sizes, meaning that there’s an almost perfect fit for almost any packaging—and therein lies th...

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RECYCLING POLYTHENE BAGS

RECYCLING POLYTHENE BAGS

There is one question that we’re asked more often than any other: are your clear plastic bags recyclable? The answer? Yes! Our bags may be clear, bu...

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WHAT ARE LOW MELT EVA BAGS USED FOR AND THEIR ADVANTAGES?

WHAT ARE LOW MELT EVA BAGS USED FOR AND THEIR ADVANTAGES?

EVA bags, also known as ethylene vinyl acetate bags are commonly used for packing materials in industrial use. They are an effective method of packing...

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ARE PLASTIC BAGS GETTING A BAD REPUTATION?

ARE PLASTIC BAGS GETTING A BAD REPUTATION?

Plastic bags are durable and reusable. This is perhaps why these bags have been the preferred packaging option for so many years. The bags are made us...

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CLINICAL WASTE SACKS VS NORMAL WASTE SACKS – WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

CLINICAL WASTE SACKS VS NORMAL WASTE SACKS – WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

here are many different types of waste disposal containers and sacks, the two prominent ones being standard plastic Waste Sacks, and specialised Clini...

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WHEN NOT TO CHARGE FOR PLASTIC BAGS

WHEN NOT TO CHARGE FOR PLASTIC BAGS

The whole of UK now follows a law where companies are required to charge customers for plastic carrier bags when they make a purchase from retailers. ...

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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE 5P PLASTIC BAGS

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE 5P PLASTIC BAGS

A new law regarding plastic bags was enforced in October last year: Shops in England are now required to charge 5p for each single-use plastic bags. W...

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POLYTHENE BAG CHARGES FROM RETAILERS

POLYTHENE BAG CHARGES FROM RETAILERS

News reports that at least one major greetings card retailer got around the 5p carrier bag law, could inspire other businesses to take a closer look a...

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WHY COLOUR CODED BAGS ARE IMPORTANT

WHY COLOUR CODED BAGS ARE IMPORTANT

Colour coded bags help to separate waste more effectively and optimise the recycling process. Collectors can see exactly what’s in the bag and it is e...

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Testimonials

Ben Terry

Ben Terry

“It is, and has always been, a pleasure dealing with Abbey Polythene over the last 6 years. I appreciate your service, your ability to react and deliv...

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Bruce Bratley

Bruce Bratley

“First Mile have used Abbey Polythene as its sole supplier of refuse sacks since 2004 and they have been an outstanding supplier. John and his team ha...

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Dean Swenesson

Dean Swenesson

“Thank you for you continuously efficient service and excellent quality products, always arriving on time and at the right price.”

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Peter Davies

Peter Davies

“One of our top suppliers, quality always to spec! – Abbey will always go the extra mile to meet our demands.”

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Rachael Potts

Rachael Potts

“We have dealt with John at Abbey Polythene for over 20 years. Competitive prices together with excellent quality has secured our loyalty. We look for...

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Roger Meikle

Roger Meikle

“Abbey Polythene have been looking after our refuse sack supplies for more than 10 years. Quality is extremely important to us and Abbey Polythene’s p...

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Sue Higgins

Sue Higgins

“John at Abbey Polythene has been manufacturing and supplying Refuse Sacks to my Company for the last 15 years. CONSISTENCY OF QUALITY is of paramount...

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Tony Willmott

Tony Willmott

“Abbey Polythene have provided a friendly, professional service to us for around 20 years. We purchase a range of bespoke bags, liners and sheets, whi...

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Abbey Polythene

  • Unit 2 Nations Farm
  • Curdridge Lane
  • Curdridge
  • Southampton
  • SO32 2BH

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