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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

 Compostable Bags

Compostable Bags

We have got a comprehensive range of compostable waste sacks available which are ideal for all types of food waste and green waste.

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 Compostable polythene bags

Compostable polythene bags

Compostable polythene bags ideal for food and green waste in both domestic and commercial situations

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 Confidential Waste Bags

Confidential Waste Bags

Our confidential waste bags are ideal if your company has waste products which are of a particularly sensitive or confidential nature.

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 Confidential Waste Polythene Bags

Confidential Waste Polythene Bags

All of our polythene bags are available from stock with a quick and reliable delivery service for your ultimate convenience.

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 Custom Clear Bags

Custom Clear Bags

Our clear bags only use UK sourced polythene guaranteeing the highest quality and standards.

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 Custom Coloured Bags

Custom Coloured Bags

Bespoke coloured bags are usually available for dispatch within around 10 – 14 working days from receipt of the order – after the samples have been ap...

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 Custom Printed Polythene Bags

Custom Printed Polythene Bags

We can supply a comprehensive variety of polythene bags in a large range of different colours with a choice of plain or printed options.

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 Degradable Poly Products

Degradable Poly Products

We make degradable polythene bags, sheeting, tubing, etc. to order. They are also available in food grade or anti-static degradable film. The degradab...

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 Degradable Polythene Products

Degradable Polythene Products

Our food waste bags are accept by all waste management companies and local governments and comply to full legislations.

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 Eco Friendly Food Waste Polythene Bags

Eco Friendly Food Waste Polythene Bags

We can supply the ideal solution, our polythene sacks are great quality and even better value for money.

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 Environmentally Friendly Coloured Bags

Environmentally Friendly Coloured Bags

All of our products are made in the most environmentally friendly way possible. The small amount of waste created is used to make polythene granules s...

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 Fire Retardant Polythene Bags

Fire Retardant Polythene Bags

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

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 Food & Drink Industry Polythene Bags

Food & Drink Industry Polythene Bags

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

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 Food Waste Polythene Bags

Food Waste Polythene Bags

Our food waste polythene bags are fully compostable, thus making an eco friendly method of disposing of your food waste. We can supply the perfect sol...

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 Green Waste Management Bags

Green Waste Management Bags

• Green bags are used for the disposal of landscaping/garden waste.

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 Healthcare Industry Clinical Waste Bags

Healthcare Industry Clinical Waste Bags

These high quality clinical waste bags have been designed specifically and made to comply with the UN3291 standard and conform to European legislatio...

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 High & Low Slip Polythene Bags

High & Low Slip Polythene Bags

We can offer high slip and low slip polythene bags, please contact us to discuss your requirements.

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 High Quality bespoke Bags

High Quality bespoke Bags

We create clear bags in a variety of different sizes to fit your needs with a printing service available if needed.

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 High Quality Clear Bags

High Quality Clear Bags

Our stock sacks are made from high quality materials and measure 18? x 29? x 39? making them ideal for many different types of waste including waste i...

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 Horticultural Polythene Bags

Horticultural Polythene Bags

Our complete range of stock bags meet the packaging requirements for a large variety of market sectors, including: • Local government • Veterin...

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 Light Duty Polythene Products

Light Duty Polythene Products

Our polythene products can be manufactured from virgin grade, BRC approved food grade, recycled or degradable film. They can be made from light duty p...

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 Lipped Polythene Bags

Lipped Polythene Bags

Lipped bags can be provided with / without a permanent seal strip

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 Local Government Compliant Polythene Bags

Local Government Compliant Polythene Bags

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

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 Low Disturbance Polythene Fencing

Low Disturbance Polythene Fencing

Polythene sheeting is thought to be the best low disturbance form of fencing for amphibian and small animals. Anyone wanting to protect this type of h...

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 Low Melt EVA Bags

Low Melt EVA Bags

Low melt EVA bags, sacks and film are used in the rubber, chemical, food and ice industries, using low density polyethylene combined with an EVA addit...

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 Low Melt Polythene Bags

Low Melt Polythene Bags

Most of our bags can be supplied loose in boxes or in rolls with perforations for ease of use. They can be punched with holes if needed or with micro-...

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 Newt Fencing Suppliers

Newt Fencing Suppliers

Also known as Newt Fencing, the combination of polythene sheeting with wooden stake support is now thought to be the preferred way to erect newt fenci...

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 Opaque Yellow LDPE Polythene Clinical Waste Bags

Opaque Yellow LDPE Polythene Clinical Waste Bags

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

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 Orange Waste Management Bags

Orange Waste Management Bags

Orange bags are used for waste containing infectious material from human/animal healthcare NOT containing or contaminated with chemicals/medicines fro...

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 Pharmaceutical Polythene Bags

Pharmaceutical Polythene Bags

Our extensive range of stock bags meet the packaging needs for a large variety of market sectors, including: • Local government • Veterinary pr...

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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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