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Sidel used recycled materials in its high-speed PET blowing machine to produce 25 per cent, 50 per cent, and 100 per cent light barrier white opaque bottles Read more

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Wood Mackenzie’s analysis estimates the amount of PET bottles required to meet the 25 per cent rPET content goal for carbonated soft drink and PET water bottles is equivalent to 1.5 million tonnes in 2025 and 2.2 million tonnes in 2030 Read more

Industry News

The module’s pre-washing component will be on show at the K 2019. Read more

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The ICIS report found the PET bottle collection rate in Western Europe has risen from 58 per cent in 2016 to 63 per cent in 2018, and is projected to reach 65 per cent in 2019, but is not on course to reach 2029 targets Read more

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PTI studied two litre and 20 ounce preforms that were more than a year old, with the preforms being dried under vacuum to get them back into a position similar to when they were first moulded Read more

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The three PET line were originally purchased 12 years ago but only two were installed, with the third working perfectly despite over a decade in storage Read more

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Sebastian Lemp

Monomer recycling helps brings PET bottles and food containers back to their constituents, monomers, or low molecular weight components that allow purifications, meaning endless reuse of these PET building blocks Read more

Industry News

Beginning in June 2019, PET household waste such as blister packaging, thermoformed trays, and films will be collected and sorted into a total of six materials types Read more

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The project started to show clear evidence that post-consumer PET packaging can be recycled back into more food packaging without the addition of clear PET bottle flakes Read more

Materials

The CleanFlake portfolio enables production of high quality rPET from post-consumer bottles while maintaining all-important visual impact and food contact approval Read more

Industry News

Carbios has developed a unique and sustainable technology using highly specific enzymes that can recycle much broader PET plastics and polyester fibres feedstock than any other recycling technologies Read more

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AMUT will open a recycling facility in Mexico, in close proximity to AMUT’s resin production site Read more

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Anellotech, IFPEN and Axens will now purify additional paraxylene to create pilot sample 100 per cent bioPET beverage bottles, as well as sample qualities of bio-based benzene Read more

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PET2PET processed around one billion PET bottles in 2018, an increase of nine per cent compared to 2017 Read more

Machinery

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Jean-Yves Limet

Speakers included Gian De Belder from P&G and Patricia Fosselard from EFBW, who presented industry practices and both showed that most PET packaging in perfectly recyclable, but the issue is that in Europe not enough material is collected and sorted Read more

Industry News

Already proven in Europe, the containers are now being introduced into the UK market following major investment by RPC Promens at its Deeside facility Read more

Materials

The Clip Jar is a reliable and cost-effective solution that attractively echoes the look of a traditional glass storage jar, and is available in 50ml, 125ml, 200ml and 350ml sizes Read more

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Petcore Europe Conference 2019 - only two weeks to go. Read more

Events

Researchers have produced a plastic based on indole, a hydrocarbon found in human faeces Read more

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acopello

The jar was produced using a Matrix blow-moulding machine, making it an industry first Read more

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