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How to keep a sustainable PET recycling industry in Europe

The European PET Bottle Platform is a voluntary industry initiative that provides PET bottle design guidelines for recycling, evaluates PET bottle packaging solutions and technologies and facilitates understanding of the effects of new PET bottle innovations on recycling processes. This initiative fully supports the economic and environmental sustainability of the European PET value chain. EPBP assessments are performed ensuring strict business confidential information protection and the opinions are fully recognized by decision makers that source PET bottle packaging solutions.

‘Water’ lot of confusion!

There are a number of misunderstandings about PET plastic and bottled water. PET is completely safe and complies with all European and national legal requirements. Here are some common myths explained:

Report highlights amber PET bottle recycling challenges

 Hollan Ohio (June 1 2017) — The use of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) for packaging has seen tremendous growth due to the material’s ability to offer lightweighting options, unique container designs, clarity, long shelf life and recyclability. But unfortunately, only non-colored and lightly-tinted blue PET bottles offer reclaimers a high value in today’s recycle market.

We only use PET plastic

We only use PET plastic. PET plastic gives ahigh quality, glass like look which enhances the look of your product. Many people mistake PET plastic for glass.

Clear Oval PET Honey Jar – lb

These clear PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) oval jars are designed to have the same classic look as glass honey jars. 2g. 225/caseLearn More $6View Details