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Caring for the environment.

Discover Shabra’s Circular Economy

As one of Ireland’s leading waste plastic recyclers, our mission is to raise awareness about the need for efficient plastic use.


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Pick up waste

Plastic packaging from back door

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Collect from waste collectors & councils

Industrial & post consumer waste (LDPE / PET / HDPE)

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Via automated sorting equipment

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Segregate, Wash & Dry Waste to make raw recyclate material

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To customer specifications

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To customers

Welcome to Shabra Plastics & Recycling

Shabra Plastics & Recycling is a closed loop company, one of the leading companies caring for the environment. We firmly believe and participate in the circular economy. Shabra is the leading recycler and reprocessor of waste plastic (PET/HD/LDPE). We recycle over 10,000 tonnes of waste plastic annually. At Shabra, we also manufacture bags and sacks from our own recycled waste plastic. The company is located in Castleblayney, Co.Monaghan and was founded by Rita Shah and Oliver Brady.

Shabra Recycling

As a company, we take recycling seriously. Shabra collects and reprocesses industrial, commercial, and post-consumer recyclable waste. All recycled bags are procured from Shabra’s own recyclate material - collected, washed, and reprocessed in-house, onsite.

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Shabra Plastics

Shabra is a manufacturer and printer of polythene bags and tubing. We also supply disposables, janitorial supplies and chemicals for catering and industrial applications.

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Shabra Educating for our future

Shabra has supported local school recycling competitions & accommodates school tours of the facility to increase awareness of the environmental requirements & benefits of recycling.

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Meet Rita Shah

As CEO of Shabra Group, Rita is recognised as a leading business figure across Ireland, having received many prestigious awards for her accomplishments including being named ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’, ‘Business Woman of the Year’, ‘Monaghan Business Person of the Year’, ‘Top 25 Powerful Woman in Ireland’ and winning the Transatlantic Women’s Award, among others.


Oliver Brady's Legacy

Oliver Brady was the co-founder and a driving force behind Shabra. Helping to build it to the multi million-turnover company they are today. Oliver was as Rita Shah described him, “An ordinary man with an extraordinarily unique personality”.

Most recent news from Shabra

The latest articles and insights from the Shabra team.

Shabra Shortlisted at the Sustainable Business Awards 2023

We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in the 2023 Sustainable Business Awards in the category of ‘Innovation Project Waste and Circular Economy’. The awards recognise…

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EU/EFTA Plastic Waste Export Ban

January 17th marked an important date in the calendar as…

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EPA Circular Economy Conference 2022 Roundup

The EPA Circular Economy Conference took place at…

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Shabra Plastics & Recycling in numbers

tonnes of plastic bottles recycled in 2023

tonnes of rPET flake reprocessed in 2023

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Awards across company & founders