Europe's market for recycled PET
- Profiles in Garbage: Polyethylene Terephthalate. Miller, Chaz // Waste Age Expert Blog;8/16/2011, p5
The article offers recycling facts about polyethylene terephthalate (PET), a plastic resin used to make bottles for beverages, food, and other household and consumer products. Half of all polyester carpet made in the U.S. is made from recycled PET bottles. The rise in custom battles and the...
- Production of Polyethylene Terephthalate Based Sorbent and its Use for Waste and Surface Water Cleaning from Oil Products. Bukharova, E.; Tatarintseva, E.; Ol'shanskaya, L. // Chemical & Petroleum Engineering;Jan2015, Vol. 50 Issue 9/10, p595
Effective and inexpensive sorbing materials can be manufactured from secondary (recycled) polymers, which will help solve problems of water cleaning and waste recycling. A technology of sorbing material manufacture from polyethylene terephthalate wastes for waste and surface water cleaning is...
- Petcore approves Futura's BarPET/BeerPET. // Popular Plastics & Packaging;Aug2008, Vol. 53 Issue 8, p65
The article reports on the approval of Futura Polymer's BarPet/BeerPet, a polyethylene terepthalate/polytrimethylene naphthalate (PET/PTN) alloy, by Petcore's Expert Evaluation Committee after it was found that the product has no negative effect on the European PET recycling levels of up to 10%...
- Recycled PET equals virgin polymer price. // Food Manufacture;Jan2007, Vol. 82 Issue 1, p22
The article focuses on the set prices of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) as compared to virgin polymer in Great Britain. The price equivalent reflects on the short supply of recycled content materials which were used for post-consumer recyclate. PET defined as the most important raw materials...
- PET: 1 is number one Miller, Chaz // Waste Age;Sep1994, Vol. 25 Issue 9, p48
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- Wellman wants more PET Meade, Kathleen // Waste Age;Jul1989, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p99
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- Recycled PET demand only limited by collection rates. Gander, Paul // Food Manufacture;Jul2011, Vol. 86 Issue 7, p23
The article reports that the use of bio-polyethylene terephthalate (bio-Pet) is compatible with the demand for recycled PET (rPET), according to bottle converter and recycler Artenius PET Packaging Europe Ltd. (APPE).
- Toronto clamshell recycling moves forward. // Resource Recycling;Oct2012, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p52
The article reports that polyethylene terephthalate (PET) clamshell containers are now allowed to be recycled by Toronto, Ontario residents.
- Not Bottled Up. Ursery, Stephen // Waste Age;Nov2010, Vol. 41 Issue 11, p13
This article reports on an increase in the recycling rate for polyethylene terephthalate (PET) containers in the U.S. in 2009.