| Material technology | Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice | Fort Pierce, Florida | United States
Natalie’s Juice Company transitions to PET Bottles
Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice Company has announced it will be transitioning to PET containers for the over 30-million bottles of juice that it produces for retail each year. The transition applies to 8 oz., 12 oz., 16 oz. and 32 oz. bottle sizes. Natalie’s Lemon and Natalie’s Lime juices will…
| Global themes | Coca‑Cola HBC Switzerland | Brüttisellen | Switzerland
VALSER to launch bottles made from 100% recycled PET
VALSER is further expanding on its role as a sustainability pioneer, becoming the first Swiss mineral water to use exclusively PET bottles made from 100 percent recycled material (rPET). “Schön di wieder z’gseh” (i.e. “nice to see you again”) is now printed, fittingly, on the label for the 0.5-liter…
| PET materials | Eastman | Kingsport | United States
rPET Application Example: Eastman launches recycled Avra™ to debut in spring 2020 performance apparel
Eastman Chemical Company announces Avra™ recycled performance fibers, transforming its existing performance fibers technology by producing with 100 percent post-consumer recycled PET material across the portfolio. This move underscores the company’s commitment to sustainability and moving towards a…
| PET materials | Lucozade Ribena Suntory | Uxbridge | United Kingdom
Lucozade Ribena Suntory is racing ahead with recycled bottles on course
- Lucozade Sport will be sampled in 100% recycled bottles in all future race events beginning with the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon
- Closed-Loop recycling initiative in operation at VMLM with Lucozade Ribena Suntory recycling all collected plastic back into bottles
| PET materials | Reliance Industries | Mumbai | India
rPET Application Example: Raymond launches Ecovera in collaboration with Reliance Industries
Raymond’s Ecovera, powered by Reliance’s R|Elan™, will redeem 1 million PET bottles from landfills.
| PET materials | Leeds Vacuum Formers | Leeds | United Kingdom
LVF plans to breakdown plastic waste with biodegradable PET
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 that is designed to quickly, naturally and safely decompose in landfill.
| PET materials | FREITAG | Zurich | Switzerland
rPET Application Example: FREITAG launches innovative bag
FREITAG, known for its recycled truck tarps, is now expanding its bag line by launching innovative ToP products (Tarp on PET). They will be made from individual, used truck tarps combined with a flexible, robust and lightweight textile of 100% recycled PET plastic bottles.
| Sustainability | Indorama Ventures | Bangkok | Thailand
IVL making great strides toward establishing the Circular Economy
Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, has been constantly developing its sustainability performance and pursuing methods to improve itself. As a leader in the industry, IVL has been providing information of its business with transparency for many years to ensure…
Created by Jens Seifried, Global Sales Director Food & Beverage, ALPLA | | Sustainability | ALPLA | Hard | Austria
PET Regranulate for Extrusion Blow Moulding
Innovation combines the benefits of EBM and PET
The development of sustainable plastic packaging will not happen overnight. At ALPLA, we have been working on continually improving our packaging solutions for a long time. Our latest innovation, EBM PET, also proves that sustainability and attractive design are not mutually exclusive.
| PET materials | KHS | Dortmund | Germany
Fully recyclable: glass-coated PET bottles resolve juice production challenge
- Classic non-returnable PET bottles with composite materials currently difficult to recycle
- FreshSafe PET® from KHS provides sustainable solution
- With it beverage producers contribute to effective recycling process
| Material technology | Equipolymers | Schkopau | Germany
Equipolymers presents Viridis 25, an Equate group initiative to meet the guidelines of the european plastics strategy
Equipolymers (EQP) is proud to announce the launch of Viridis 25, a new food-grade polyethylene terephthalate (PET) using up to 25 per cent chemically recycled PET as feedstock, reducing the need for virgin PET with benefits for business, the environment and the community.
| Material technology | Petainer | London | United Kingdom
Petainer begins manufacturing in Brazil
Petainer and its Brazilian partner, BLUE PET, have started manufacturing Petainer’s one-way PET kegs at the new blow moulding plant in Tijucas, Santa Catarina, in the South of Brazil. Today, the first blown petainerKegs rolled off the production line ready to go to our brewery customers in the…
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