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PET-Recycling Plant at PFR Nord GmbH

by REDWAVE systems, a trademark of BT-Wolfgang Binder GmbH  (Nov. 8, 2013)

Operator of the facility: The Mensing Group of Companies in Hohenwestedt (Germany) invests almost € 10 million in the construction of a new PET recycling plant. The construction of the recycling plant is associated with the formation of PFR Nord GmbH in Hohenwestedt. About 30 new jobs have resulted there. On the whole, Mensing Group, which ...

Coke steps up drive for plant-based bottles

by BusinessGreen  (Dec. 16, 2011)

Coca-Cola has signed "multi-million dollar" partnership deals with three bio-tech companies to accelerate the development of its PlantBottle packaging made wholly from plant-based materials. Agreements with Virent, Gevo and Avantium were announced yesterday following a two-year analysis of different technologies by the drinks company's technical ...

PET Container Recycling Rate Holds Steady at Just over 29% for 2011

by The National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR)  (Oct. 10, 2012)

The National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR) and The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers (APR) announced today the release of the “2011 Report on Postconsumer PET Container Recycling Activity.” The report cites a 2011 U.S. recycling rate of 29.3% for polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic containers. The ...

PET Container Recycling Rate up to 29% for 2010

by The National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR)  (Oct. 12, 2011)

The National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR), The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers (APR), and the PET Resin Association (PETRA) announced today the release of the “2010 Report on Post Consumer PET Container Recycling Activity” and a 2010 Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) ...

Is Filtering Tap Water Better Than Buying Bottled Water?

by PRWeb  (Jun. 2, 2013)

The Bawell Water Ionizer report’s comparison of alkaline home filtration vs. buying bottled water provides several reasons why alkaline home filtration ends up being the better choice. These include price, contaminants in bottled water, and contaminants due to the plastic water bottle. The report explains that problems with the bottled water ...

Coca-Cola hellenic contributes to increased PET bottle collection rates in Europe

by CSRwire - Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire  (Jul. 18, 2011)

The amount of PET plastic bottles collected for recycling across Europe last year rose by more than six per cent to reach almost 1.5 million tonnes, according to a report commissioned by two industry bodies. European PET container body Petcore and plastics recycling association EuPR said European post-sorting PET collection increased to 1.45 ...

Four PET recycling lines for Brazil

by Gneuß Kunststofftechnik GmbH  (Mar. 23, 2012)

With its unique MRS Recycling Technology for PET bottle flakes, Gneuss Kunststofftechnik GmbH, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany, is very successful in the production of sheet, film, tapes, fibres and new bottle pellets on the whole world market. The decisive argument for many processors in favour of a Gneuss solution is the unrestricted FDA approval for ...

The Coca-Cola Company announces partnerships to develop commercial solutions for plastic bottles made entirely from plants

by CSRwire - Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire  (Dec. 15, 2011)

The Coca-Cola Company today announced multi-million dollar partnership agreements with three leading biotechnology companies to accelerate development of the first commercial solutions for next-generation PlantBottle™ packaging made 100% from plant-based materials. This effort to commercialize a plastic bottle made entirely from plants ...

The Coca-Cola Company Announces Partnerships to Develop Commercial Solutions for Plastic Bottles Made Entirely from Plants

by The Coca-Cola Company  (Dec. 15, 2011)

The Coca-Cola Company today announced multi-million dollar partnership agreements with three leading biotechnology companies to accelerate development of the first commercial solutions for next-generation PlantBottle™ packaging made 100% from plant-based materials. This effort to commercialize a plastic bottle made ...

IBWA’s New Video Tours PET Plastic Bottle Recycling Facility

by International Bottled Water Association (IBWA)  (Jun. 2, 2011)

The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA)’s consumer website www.bottledwatermatters.com has released a new YouTube video, “Recycling Empty Plastic Bottles,” that gives consumers a good look at how a PET recycling facility converts more than two billion PET plastic ...

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