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The new product supports the commitment announced last year by PET Sheet Europe, which aims to guarantee that by 2025 PET products will have a mean recycled content of 70 per cent Read more

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The launch is the first part of Faerch’s ongoing product innovation programme, with further ranges launching shortly, and is part of its commitment to the UK Plastics Pact Read more

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Using Spectra’s distinctive Roma Round design, the new bottles were blow moulded in 100 per cent post-consumer recycled PET Read more

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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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One of three finalists, Avery Dennison is the first pressure sensitive label material supplier to introduce liner made from recycled PET, available commercially in Europe Read more

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The new Avra will offer the same quick drying times, wicking speeds, and comfort as the brand’s previous virgin polyester product while helping reduce waste by upcycling post-consumer recycled PET bottles as feedstock for the fibre Read more

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In a move welcomed by Defra, Glacéau Smartwater will move its entire range and both its 600ml and 850ml servings into plastic bottles made from 100 per cent rPET 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

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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

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EREMA, SIPA, Kyoei Industry, and Suntory, the four companies involved in developing the system, received the award for this unique example of a closed plastic loop Read more

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By chemically upcycling consumer-discarded PET into higher-value PBT materials with enhanced properties and suitability for more durable applications, the company is encouraging the use of recycled resins Read more

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The collapsible five litre ‘bubble’ surrounding the water is 100 per cent recyclable and made from a 100 per cent rPET skin that contracts when the water is consumed, taking on a new shape after each use Read more

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Leeds-based LVF has become one of the first packaging companies in the UK to manufacture and sell products made from BreakdownPET, a biodegradable and fully recyclable plastic material 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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The rPET liner has been designed to convert in the same way as a conventional PET liner, with no noticeable differences in performance Read more

Environment

The films will have up to 50 per cent rPET content Read more

Materials

The Norfolk Waste Partnership has partnered with the plastics recycling charity RECOUP to put recycled plastic on the catwalk. Read more

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A range of spooky sweeties launched by Haribo for Hallowe'en will go on shelves for a second year. Read more

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The Bühler Group has announced the launch of its new SORTEX E PolyVision which is able to identify same-colour polymer contaminants, by analysing their chemical signatures. Read more

Machinery

Fresh food packaging manufacturer, LINPAC, has added a new range of vented pyramid packs to its Freshware portfolio of rPET products. Read more

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