Born to recycle

Buying, using, processing and selling: since 1987, we have been providing our industrial clients with a solution in their search for recycled plastic materials or elastomers, and recycling our suppliers’ waste and scrap. The business sectors we cover: plastics, adhesives and sealants, rubber, asphalt and coatings, footwear. More information on General Industries

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Key figures


18,000 tonnes of plastic waste marketed a year


6,000 tonnes of scrap and prime “Resins and Polymers” sold a year


35 years of market expertise.

Our specialist areas

Since 1987, we have been collecting and marketing plastic waste and scrap products, on behalf of well-known manufacturers all over the world: injection moulders, recyclers, distributors and extruders.

The waste sector is evolving in line with society’s consumption habits and regulatory changes. So is General Industries, by building a recycling plant for plastic fractions originating from waste electrical and electronic equipment in the Auvergne Rhône Alpes region, which has been operational since early 2021 and is setting a new standard on the strategic recycling market.

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Why you should trust us

Choosing General Industries means relying on an experienced company, driven by a team of operational experts, who go the extra mile for their customers! Our core commitments include the conformity of products, their traceability and an entrepreneurial approach, to provide credible and sustainable responses to the challenges of recycling.

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Latest news

What’s non-negotiable? Your satisfaction!

Over the past few days, all our teams have been working on a satisfaction survey, which we have sent out to over 150 customers worldwide.
It’s an opportunity to take a close look at all our services and the quality of our relationship, because your opinion is essential to us.

Here, we are backed up!

“Alone we go faster, together we go further”: this proverb perfectly applies to our business project. Because creating from scratch, in France, a facility that will revolutionize the treatment of WEEE plastic waste in the long term, requires major investments.

In the East something new

The 35th edition of the CHINAPLAS exhibition will be held in Shenzhen from April 17 to 20. What makes it a reference event? 4,000 exhibitors from all over the world will come to present their latest innovations, connect with experts, and learn about the future development of the plastics and rubber industries.


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