Europe's market for recycled PET

Gerrard, Peter; Odriscoll, Cath
June 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;6/19/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 24, p25
Trade Publication
The article reports on why, with the global trade in polymers booming, recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) is in demand. PET is probably the most recycled polymer taken from the post-consumer waste stream, one reason being the relative ease of reprocessing. Another factor is the variety of articles: from carpet fibres, sports shoes and clothing to industrial strapping, that can be fashioned from recycled PET.


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