Recycling Solutions



John Cross is creating a monster. Well, it’s a crusher.


His company, Recycling Solutions, is in the process of developing the Plastic Bottle Crusher, a recycling aid that will do exactly what it says.


“I am passionate about recycling and educating people in recycling and I realised a great business advantage in this product with global markets,” Cross says.


Cross is manufacturing the machines in China and will then distribute and license them from his Gold Coast base.


He says the research, development and engineering required to design and build the machine has been his greatest challenge, and climbing this intellectual property hurdle has been one of his key achievements so far.


His key bit of advice? Always obtain professional advice.


“Find the best firm in each field required, learn from them, always be friendly and you can get a lot more for your dollar.”

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