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Operation Clean Sweep is an industry led initiative which is run by the British Plastics Federation to reduce plastic pellet loss to the environment. The Plastic Pellet Loss Prevention manual contains best practice to help you to implement Operation Clean Sweep. The manual includes the following: Conducting a site audit - examining transfer points, identifying potential spill areas and determining the causes of spills Worksite setup - containment systems, equipment for clean ups Training for staff Transport methods and how to contain pellets while loading and unloading Procedures for containing pellets and cleaning up any split pellets The BPF hopes to get the commitment of every company, from top management to shop floor employees to use the manual to prevent, contain and clean up plastic material to ensure there is no escape to the environment. Benefits of Operation Clean Sweep Operation Clean Sweep helps your company to focus on pellet loss reduction and ensure pellets are contained within your site. Please click here to see all the other benefits to your company of joining Operation Clean Sweep. Implementing Operation Clean Sweep A video is available which provides examples of how companies have implemented Operation Clean Sweep. There are also resources to download to ensure staff at all levels are doing everything they can to contain plastic pellets. These include: Checklists for manager and employess Presentation slides to help promote Operation Clean Sweep to staff Posters and leaflets to promote Operation Clean Sweep to your supply chain Please click here to see the resources available. Company Pledge Join your fellow industry colleagues and take the pledge for your company to be an Operation Clean Sweep Partner. Companies within the plastic industry can demonstrate their commitment to a clean environment, by completing the below "pledge to Prevent Resin Pellet Loss". In return your company will recevie a certificate, suitable for display, affirming you commitment to being an Operation Clean Sweep Partner. Please note: Completing this pledge will qualify your company's name to be added (unless otherwise specified) to the list of OCS Program Partners on the Operation Clean Sweep website. Listed partner company names may be used in publicity for the program. The Pledge to Prevent Resin Pellet Loss; A certificate will be provided for all pledge signatories Our Company recognises the importance of preventing the loss of resin pellets into the environment and we are committed to implementing the Operation Clean Sweep programme. We will be an OCS Programme Partner, strive towards zero pellet loss and make changes wherever possible and practical to.. Improve our worksite set-up to prevent and address spills Create and publish internal procedures to achieve zero pellet loss goals Provide employee training and accountability for spill prevention, containment, clean up and disposal Audit our performance regularly Comply with all applicable state and local regulations governing pellet containment BPF Member Companies That Have Signed The Pledge! A K Industries Alfaplas Distrupol Gabriel-Chemie Rosti Automotive Stamford Bridge Limited / Rosti UK Limited Plastribution Philip Tyler Polymers Hygrade Industrial Plastics Teknor Apex Balmoral Tanks Sumika Polymer Compounds RPC Containers 4Plas Vinnolit Ltd Perrite A Division of A Schulman Leafield Environmental Wavin Sabic UK Ltd Aquapurge Epwin Group Data Plastics Impact Solutions Alpha Gary Hardie Polymers Polypipe DS Smith (Plastics) Esterform Packaging Wells Plastics Stewart Plastics Palm Equipment Performance Masterbatches Frontier Medical Group Ultrapolymers Europalite (Marwood Group) REHAU Coveris Dart Products Europe Solent Composites Meech Static Eliminators Baerlocher Broadway Colours Plasgran Ltd Logoplaste St Davids Assemblies Vannplastic Ltd Albis UK Ltd Luxus Inovyn Chlorvinyls Ltd United Closures and Plastics ALPLA UK Ltd Bericap UK Ltd The following non-members have also signed the pledge! Brand-Rex EMTELLE UK LTD Complete the Form Below to Sign the Pledge Fill out my online form.