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Plastic pipe maker ADS seeing benefits of recycling


October 28, 2019
By Columbus Business First

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Advanced Drainage Systems Inc., the $1.3 billion Hilliard, OH-based manufacturer of plastic pipes and water management products, turned its attention toward recycled materials years ago. That move is now paying dividends in the business, the company says.

In addition to recycled scraps and waste from its own facilities, the company also buys refuse – plastic bottles, drums, other discarded plastic – from the other businesses. The end result is that while around 10 percent of ADS pipes were made from recycled material a decade ago, now 65 percent of its products are. | READ MORE