• Ocean Plastic Manufacturers in China: Our Top 8 Picks

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    Ocean plastics have a wide range of applications, including in the apparel, footwear, and accessories industries. That being said, ocean plastics are still not that widespread, and using ocean plastics requires that you purchase materials from specialized suppliers.

    In this guide, we list Chinese manufacturers and international companies with distribution centers offering plastics made from ocean-collected materials.  We also list suppliers partially specialized in manufacturing products using ocean plastics.

    Listed Companies

    Recycled Ocean Plastic Based Materials

    • RSP
    • Wujiang Tangsheng Textile
    • Greener Fabrics
    • Unifi
    • Ocean Material
    • Xuzhou Seagor Import and Export Company

    Recycled Ocean Plastic Based Products

    • Pack Tech
    • The Better Packaging

    Disclaimer

    We are not affiliated with any of the companies listed in this guide. We have selected these companies based on their claimed product scope, history, certification, and capabilities.

    Recycled Ocean Plastic Based Materials

    In this section, we list companies producing recycled ocean plastic materials. These suppliers can provide the raw materials needed to manufacture end products from ocean plastics – but are not manufacturing their own consumer goods.

    RSP, Inc.

    RSP is a US plastic molding company established in 2009. The company has a factory in Dongguan, China. RSP provides turnkey manufacturing services to clients, including:

    • Product design
    • Dedicated rubber molding
    • Plastic molding
    • Screen printing
    • Assembly

    In recent years, RSP offers products made with certified recycled ocean plastics collected from oceans, beaches, rivers, and shores. Currently, RSP offers clients recycled HDPE, PET, and PP.

    RSP has been helping clients from the industries of consumer products, energy, outdoor equipment, and printing to produce products that are made of recycled ocean-bound plastics. The company allows users to upload the 2D or 3D design specification files to their website directly to receive a fast quote and revision suggestions.

    Currently, RSP’s manufacturing facility in Dongguan reaches 30,000 square feet, producing a variety of plastic products selling to over 30 countries around the world.

    Main Products

    • Recycled HDPE
    • Recycled PET
    • Recycled PP

    Summary

    • Certification: ISO 9001, ISO 13485
    • Compliance: UL, RoHS
    • MOQ: Not mentioned
    • Samples offered: Yes

    Location: 2nd Floor, Block A, No 83 Xinxing Rd. Hengtang Village, Tangxia Town, Dongguan, Guangdong

    Wujiang Tangsheng Textile

    Wujiang Tangsheng Textile is a weaving factory that specializes in producing recycled particles, fibers, yarns, and fabrics.

    Wujiang Tangsheng provides polyester yarn, high stretch yarn, and filament yarn made from recycled ocean plastic materials. The company also produces eco yarns of other types including bamboo fiber fabric, and bamboo charcoal fiber fabric.

    Currently, the company owns three weaving plants in Wujiang, covering an area of 65,000 square meters. The factory is equipped with 2,388 spraying machines, water looms, air-jet looms, circular knitting machines, and other supporting facilities.

    Main Products

    • Recycled marine polyester fabric
    • Recycled marine nylon fabric
    • Recycled marine pongee fabric
    • Recycled marine polyester taffeta fabric
    • Recycled ocean oxford fabric

    Summary

    • Certification: Global Recycling Standard Certificate, OEKO-TEX
    • Compliance: REACH
    • MOQ: Not mentioned
    • Samples offered: Yes

    Location: Yangbin Spring, No. 2699, Central Avenue, Shengze Town, Wujiang District, Suzhou, Jiangsu

    Greener Fabrics

    Greener Fabrics is a British company that specializes in the research, development, production, and sales of various eco-friendly fabrics and textiles.

    Greener Fabrics has factories in China, India, and Pakistan to recycle and reutilize plastic bottles and transform these materials into clothing and textile products. Greener Fabrics takes custom-made orders helping other companies to create their products from sustainable recycled ocean plastic fabric.

    Main Products

    • Recycled ocean plastic fabrics

    Summary

    Location: Ningbo, Zhejiang

    Unifi

    Unifi is a textile manufacturer headquartered in Greensboro, United States. Unifi specializes in making eco-friendly textile materials with recycled plastics or waste. Unifi has domestic manufacturing facilities located in Yadkinville, Madison, Reidsville in North Carolina, as well as overseas factories in China and Brazil.

    Unifi has its own brand of recycled fabric named REPREVE, which is made of resin and plastic bottles collected from the Indian, Atlantic, and Pacific Oceans.

    These recycled plastic materials are combined with other materials such as polyester, nylon, staple fiber, and resin to produce greener textiles.

    Unifi manufacturing techniques give REPREVE yarns a wide array of properties such as wrinkle resistance, conserves water and energy, and uses fewer natural resources. These techniques include air-jet texturing, draw winding, beaming, and twisting.

    Main Products

    • Recycled polyester
    • Recycled nylon

    Summary

    • Certification: Global Recycled Standard
    • Compliance: Not mentioned
    • MOQ: Not mentioned
    • Samples offered: Yes

    Location: Room 1101, Gold River Center No. 88, Shishan Road, Suzhou New District, Suzhou, Jiangsu

    Ocean Material

    Founded in 2020 in Hong Kong, Ocean Material is a company that specializes in creating recycling ocean-bound plastics. The company collaborates with several manufacturers to transform ocean plastic into PET/PE pellets and PET flakes. It then sells the recycled materials to companies that focus on consumer products and packaging.

    According to the information on Ocean Material’s website, the company collects bottles, bags, and other plastic materials from the sea area of Indonesia and Thailand.

    Main Products

    • Recycled PET pellet
    • Recycled PET yarn – 75D/72
    • Recycled Poly staple fiber
    • Recycled PET flake

    Summary

    Location: Cheung Hing Industrial Building, 12P Smithfield, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong

    Xuzhou Seagor Import and Export Company

    Xuzhou Seagor Import and Export Company is a weaving factory based in Xuzhou, China. The company specializes in producing a wide variety of yarns made of cotton, polyester, viscose, and elastic materials. It also develops some special yarns made with eco-friendly materials such as ocean-recycled plastics, soybean protein, kelp, banana, and chitosan.

    Currently, Xuzhou Seagor owns two spun factories with more than 200,000 spindles as well as an in-house lab for sample testing and development.

    Main Products

    • Normal white yarn
    • Spandex yarn
    • Lurex spun yarn
    • Color melange yarn
    • Bamboo fiber yarn

    Summary

    • Certification: Global Recycling Standard Certificate, OEKO-TEX, Ocean-Bound Plastic Certificate, Better Cotton Initiative
    • Compliance: Not mentioned
    • MOQ: 1 ton
    • Samples offered: Yes

    Location: Huangji Town, Tongshan District, Xuzhou, Jiangsu

    Recycled Ocean Plastic Based Products

    In this section, we list companies that produce recycled ocean plastic products.

    Pack Tech

    Pack Tech was founded in 2018 in Denmark as a specialist in designing and developing packaging solutions to products for homes, gardens, and industries. The company also provides custom-made order services to beauty and personal care products in the factory of China.

    The company designs and produces HDPE, PP, and/or PET packaging for clients, using materials sourced from recycled ocean-bound plastics.

    Main Products

    • Eye care packaging
    • Lipstick tubes
    • Jars

    Summary

    • Certification: ISO 9001, ISO 14001
    • Compliance: Not mentioned
    • MOQ: Not mentioned
    • Samples offered: Yes

    Location: East Nanzhan Road, 16, 315000 Ningbo, Jiangsu

    The Better Packaging

    The Better Packaging offers product packaging design and customized services to retailers and e-commerce sellers. It creates product packaging using ocean-bound plastic bottles, fishnets, and other wastes. The company also biodegradable packaging, labels, and tapings, which are compostable in a household yard environment.

    The Better Packaging is an Australian company headquartered in New Zealand. Currently, it has warehousing and distribution in both countries as well as in China, the US, and the UK.

    Main Products

    • Mailers
    • Polybags
    • Mailing satchels
    • Garment bags
    • Carry bags

    Summary

    • Certification: Not mentioned
    • Compliance: Not mentioned
    • MOQ: 100 pcs
    • Samples offered: Yes

    Location: Not mentioned

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