Plastic bottles

Retailers should pay customers for the return of used plastic bottles in order to cut littering, says the President of the Campaign to Protect Rural England. more

Aug 9, 2016 9:25 AM Environment 1 Comments

Global food company, Danone, and recycling organisation, RECOUP, recently joined forces to encourage the recycling of plastic bottles to young sports fans. more

Jul 14, 2016 3:25 PM Environment

A newly designed plastic bottle is opening new market opportunities and cost saving benefits for a company that traditionally uses glass for its products. more

Jul 14, 2016 1:56 PM Industry News

An eco-residential community consisting of between 90 – 120 homes is being built in Panama – and it is made entirely out of plastic bottles. more

May 19, 2016 2:15 PM Environment

RPC Promens Consumer Nordics has developed a one-litre milk bottle made entirely from a non-oil based biopolymer produced from sugar cane, with a unique twist. more

Apr 15, 2016 10:28 AM Materials

A leading producer of plastic milk bottles has secured the lease on a new 20,000ft2 manufacturing facility in Scotland, creating 20 new jobs. more

Mar 14, 2016 12:08 PM Industry News

Plastipak Packaging (formerly APPE) has announced the launch of its latest PET innovation for the beverage industry. more

Nov 11, 2015 3:14 PM Industry News

Consumers are being given the opportunity to mix their own drink with the launch of a novel new cap design. more

Aug 5, 2015 11:25 AM Machinery

Provider of PET solutions for liquid packaging, Sidel, has recently developed new quality control and analysis technology that it says is a “significant innovation” in bringing control and self-regulation to the blow moulding process. more

Aug 5, 2015 10:53 AM Machinery

The British Plastics Federation has hit out at the decision by department store, Selfridges, to ban single-use plastic bottles in a bid to alleviate marine litter. more

Jul 13, 2015 2:03 PM Environment 1 Comments

The Coca-Cola Company has unveiled its first PET bottle made from 100 percent plant materials. more

Jun 4, 2015 3:33 PM Environment

​The CEO of a the UK’s biggest plastic milk bottle recycler, which last week announced it faced administration, has thanked the supply chain for its “overwhelming support” since the announcement was made. more

Apr 1, 2015 1:45 PM Environment

Musician and the Coca-Cola Company launch new line of fashion and lifestyle products made from recycled plastic bottles and other materials at Harrods. more

Mar 5, 2015 3:34 PM Environment

UK manufacturer, Nampak Plastics, has announced sales of its ‘Infini’ milk bottle have reached the one billion mark. more

Mar 3, 2015 4:28 PM Industry News

A Christmas tree made of hundreds of plastic bottles that first appeared in the borough of Ealing last year has reappeared, albeit with a makeover. more

Dec 22, 2014 10:00 AM Industry News

M+H Plastics has won this year’s Bottlemakers award for its innovative new method of printing Braille characters directly onto plastic packaging. more

Oct 8, 2014 11:55 AM Interplas 2014

Figures released by non-profit trade association, Petcore Europe, have revealed that over 65 billion PET bottles were recycled in Europe in 2013, a seven percent increase on 2012. more

Sep 1, 2014 3:21 PM Environment

PET liquid packaging solutions specialist, Sidel, has launched what it says is the world’s first-ever pasteurisable lightweight PET bottle for beer with a non-petaloid (petal-shaped) base. more

Jul 29, 2014 4:15 PM Materials

Coca-Cola Brazil is promoting the importance of recycling through a project to produce the seat linings from recycled PET bottles in the new stadia built for the World Cup. more

Jun 10, 2014 4:55 PM Environment

England and Nike have unveiled a new set of home and away kits for 2014, which will be made incorporating plastic bottles into the fabric. more

Jun 10, 2014 2:04 PM Materials

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