EU COMPANIES HAVE THE BOTTLE TO RECYCLE
- Germany, France and Italy lead PET recycling. // European Chemical News;8/1/2005, Vol. 83 Issue 2158, p24
Reports on the increase in the post-consumer polyethylene terephthalate (PET) collection rates in Europe in 2004 according to the organization Petcore. Factors that contributed to the increase; Countries that delivered the most volume of PET; Status of the export of empty PET bottles to the Far...
- Association endorses PET bottle guidelines. // Waste News;10/18/99, Vol. 5 Issue 23, p22
Reports on the endorsement of the National Association for PET Container Resources on recycling guidelines for polyethylene terephthalate bottles.
- Green Cali's PET paradox. // Waste News;6/9/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p8
Editorial. Reports that disposal of empty water bottles, made of polyethylene terephthalate, by people in California is causing environmental degradation in the state. Number of empty water bottles thrown away by Californians per year; Percentage of these bottles that are recycled; Money...
- PET advances may disrupt recycling stream. Toloken, Steve // Waste News;11/12/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 14, p12
Reports the need to develop guidelines for testing new products for polyethylene terephthalate bottle recycling in Wisconsin. Barriers in the widespread of use of amber bottles; Increase in the cost of bottles; Popularity of the bottles in beverages market.
- GREEN WITH INNOVATION. // Beverage World;6/15/2001, Vol. 120 Issue 6, p66
Provides information on the plastic bottle made of recycled polyethylene terephthalate resin developed by the Lucas County Commissioners and Plastic Technologies Inc. Role of Lucas County in plastic recycling; Information on the Green Bottle developed by Lucas County.
- Coke, Pepsi grapple with content issues. Truini, Joe // Waste News;12/24/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 17, p10
Focuses on the call for the use of recycled polyethylene terephthalate in the plastic soda bottles utilized by Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo Inc. in the United States. Recycling options presented by environmental groups; Concerns over the alleged plan of Pepsi to scrap the use of recycled plastic...
- Recyclers keep up PLA pressure. Verespej, Mike // Waste News;1/8/2007, Vol. 12 Issue 18, p15
The article reports on the pressure put by a coalition of recycling associations and nonprofit recyclers on NatureWorks LLC to place a moratorium on the use of corn-based polylactide (PLA) resin to make plastic bottles. NatureWorks argued that optical infrared sorting equipment can separate PLA...
- Report: PET recycling fell to 19.6% in '03. Toloken, Steve // Waste News;11/22/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 16, p9
This article reports that the recycling rate for polyethylene terephthalate bottles dipped slightly in 2003, to 19.6 percent, even as Asian markets bought record amounts of recycled plastic, according to a new report. Environmentalists used the report, from the National Association for PET...
- Demand increases US PET recycling rate. Verespej, Mike // Plastics News;10/17/2011, Vol. 23 Issue 30, p0001
The article offers information a report released by the National Association for PET Container Resources in Sonoma, California, which shows that the volume of PET bottles recycled in the U.S. have increased by 113 million. It mentions that in 2010, the amount of recycled PET used has escalated...