a pile of plastic cups to be recycled
Peninsula Plastic Recycling is a full service PET plastic recycler and processor in California’s Central Valley. We are the only merchant processor of PET materials in the state of California.

Through the vision of our sister companies, Merlin Plastics Alberta and Merlin Plastics Supply in British Columbia, and a grant from the California Department of Conservation, our 180,000 sq.ft. facility sits on 23 acres in Turlock, California services plastic processors throughout the western United States.

Peninsula Plastics Recycling utilizes specialty equipment to sort, grind, wash, pelletize, and SSP (for IV lift and for full FDA compliance) both California redemption material, as well as post industrial plastic recyclables.

State-of-the-Art Technology

Peninsula Plastics Recycling utilizes proprietary technology developed by its sister company, Merlin Plastics Alberta, to sort, whole bottle wash, and grind recycle PET materials. We produce FDA flake (Conditions of Use E-G) directly from our wash lines.

Peninsula Plastics Recycling also has the capability to melt-filter, pelletize, and crystallize recycled post-consumer PET flake for direct sale and reuse back into consumer packaging applications. Peninsula has a current annual production capacity of over 50 million pounds.

As the only full service PET plastics recycler west of the Mississippi, Peninsula Plastics Recycling satisfies a need in the industry for a consistent, high quality, cost effective RPET source. Our 180,000 square foot facility in the Central Valley, was chosen after many years of searching for the right location and facility features. Our staff has over 150 years combined hands-on experience in PET and other plastics packaging, and we are strategically located to minimize logistics costs to customers in the Western United States. Our team at Peninsula consists of highly trained and dedicated employees.

Our staff is continually exploring new ways to advance our process capabilities, enhance our quality, and develop new market applications in order to ensure our customer’s position as a leader in their market.

Full Service Capability, Customized Service, Industry Knowledge

Peninsula Plastics Recycling is committed to:

  1. Superior RPET pellet quality and service.
  2. Extensive manufacturing experience in PET processing technologies.
  3. Professionals with experience in every aspect of RPET and who are recognized in the industry as experts in plastic materials and processing technologies.
  4. Exceeding customer expectations and to making our customers successful.
  5. The foundation of this achievement is based upon developing long-term relationships and strategic alliances with both customers and suppliers.
  6. The belief  in personal integrity and corporate loyalty.