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  • Plastic bottles shredder in plastic bottles recycling

    As one of the biggest countries of plastic consumption, China used to import most of the recyclable waste and recycled them. With the development of economic and the awareness of protecting environment, China government issued a ban of importing foreign waste in July of 2017, which came into force at the end of 2017. The ban list includes waste plastic, unsorted waste paper, waste textile raw ...

  • Glass bottles crusher for glass bottles recycling business

    Glass bottle can be found in almost every aspect of life, alcohol glass bottles (wine glass bottles, beer glass bottles), beverage glass bottles, medicine glass bottles, etc. Plenty of glass bottles were produced, abandoned daily worldwide. New glass is made from four main ingredients: sand, soda ash, limestone and other additives for color or special treatments. Although there is no ...

  • Glug and Toss Water Bottles Clog Landfills

    WASHINGTON, DC - Bottled water is not only costly at the cash register, it is environmentally costly, according to a new report from the Worldwatch Institute. Millions of tons of oil-derived plastics, mostly polyethylene terephthalate, PET, are used to make the water bottles, most of which are not recycled. Each year, about two million tons of PET bottles end up in landfills in the United ...

  • Iceland trials plastic bottle return scheme

    Iceland has become the first UK supermarket to install a ‘reverse vending machine’ for customers wishing to recycle their plastic bottles in exchange for cash vouchers. The move is a show of support for the government’s recently announced plans for a deposit return scheme across ...

  • Atlantium Wins 2013 Beverage Innovations Award

    Atlantium Technologies Ltd., leader in UV water treatment for industrial and municipal applications, announced today that it has received the Beverage Innovations Award 2013 in the Sustainable Technology category, for their leadership in making pasteurized equivalent water that replaces heat pasteurization, enabling significant savings in energy and water consumption. Atlantium was chosen from ...


    By Atlantium Ltd.

  • Germany exempts 75% bioplastic bottles from deposit

    The European Bioplastics industry representation welcomes the regulation concerning bioplastic drink bottles established in the 5th Amendment of the German Packaging Directive. The amendment was passed on 4 April 2008. The regulation for bioplastic bottles will come into effect on 1 January 2009. These bottles ' produced from at least 75 percent renewable resources' will be exempted from the ...


    By European Bioplastics

  • On site generation OSG technology for beverage industry sanitation

    Environmentally Sustainable Sanitizing Option Saves Time and Money In beverage bottling and canning plants, Clean-in-Place (CIP) is used to clean various product lines such as syrup and water lines for a variety of reasons including flavor carryover prevention and microbial control. CIP also eliminates organic residues like precipitated proteins, carbohydrates, fats, minerals and other ...

  • New York collects $120M in unclaimed bottle deposits

    October 31st marks the one-year anniversary of the expansion of New York’s beverage container deposit law, known as the “Bottle Bill,” to include bottled water.  While it is too early to measure the full benefits of the new law, state and national recycling advocates are hailing the first year as a success.  “Consumers have adjusted easily to the expanded bottle ...

  • Coke suspends bottling at plant at center of water dispute

    Coca-Cola suspended bottling at three plants in India, including one in the parched northwest where farmers have been protesting the company's use of dwindling groundwater reserves. Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages, which is a subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Co. based in Atlanta, said it was reorganizing operations across its 24 franchise bottling plants in India according to market demand and factory ...


    By Associated Press

  • Canada could ban baby bottles containing Bisphenol A

    The Canadian government is asking for public comment on whether or not to ban the import, sale and advertising of polycarbonate baby bottles that contain the chemical bisphenol A. The chemical has been shown to leach from some plastics, harming human health by disrupting normal hormone and neurological function and altering gene activity. Some Canadian retailers have already pulled bottles made ...

  • Central Basin Gets Greener With New Bottled Water

    Central Basin Municipal Water District has improved its popular bottled water donation program by switching to bottles that are made from 100% recycled materials. The purified bottled water, which is produced locally in the City of Commerce, will be donated to cities and non-profit groups for community events. Since the 1990s, Central Basin's bottled water program has ...

  • Bottled water demand may be declining, according to new research

    The US bottled water market is slowing down after years of steady growth, suggesting that international awareness campaigns may be curbing consumer demand. While bottled water continues to expand in global popularity, the US market is expected to grow 6.7 percent this year, the smallest increase this decade, according to data collected by the Beverage Marketing Corporation. The United States is ...

  • BPA Is Banned from Baby Bottles and Sippy Cups by the FDA

    The federal government has announced that baby bottles and sippy cups can no longer contain the chemical bisphenol-A, or BPA, due to health and safety concerns. BPA has been used in the manufacture of countless items, such as food packaging, water bottles, canned food and beverages, and storage containers, since the 1960s. Consumer advocates have protested against use of the controversial ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • UV Disinfection Gives Bottled Water Producers Peace Of Mind

    Medium pressure ultraviolet (UV) water disinfection systems from Aquionics' British sister company are helping a number of bottled water producers in England keep their product free from microbial contamination. The first of these is the Silver Spring Mineral Water Company in Kent, which supplies spring water and own-brand soft drinks to the major British supermarkets. “We have a very pure ...


    By Aquionics Inc

  • Sunny Delight Beverages Co. releases 2009 sustainability report

    The Sunny Delight Beverages Co. (SDBC) today announced the release of its 2009 Sustainability Report which highlights its 2009 sustainability achievements against its initial goals. SDBC President and CEO, Billy Cyr, said, 'We pursue sustainability because it so strongly fits with the personal values of those who manage the company every day. We have made tremendous progress by further reducing ...

  • Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable Presents Carbon Footprint Research

    In an effort to accelerate understanding of beverage sector impacts on climate change and identify reduction priorities for greenhouse gas emissions, the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) has published its research on carbon footprints for five beverage categories – beer, bottled water, carbonated soft drink, spirits and wine. The research is presented in a series of reports ...

  • Aluminum Can Extends Lead As Most Recycled Beverage Container

    The U.S. recycling rate for aluminum beverage containers jumped seven percentage points, from 58.1 percent to 65.1 percent for 2011, the Aluminum Association, Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) and Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) announced today.  That means 61 billion cans were recycled in 2011, a milestone that marks solid progress toward the industry's goal of a 75 percent ...


    By The Aluminum Association

  • Drinking Sustainably – Beverage Industry Guidance for GHG Emissions Reporting

    In an effort to better understand GHG emissions associated with the beverage industry and to establish a common methodology for estimation, tracking and reporting, the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable has released a document entitled Beverage Industry Sector Guidance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting. Developed collaboratively among BIER members, this guidance also aims to ensure ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • FEAD Welcomes EU Backing for Mandatory Recycled Content in Plastic Bottles

    Trade body FEAD has welcomed the European Parliament’s approval of report which argued for it to be mandatory to produce beverage containers using at least 35% recycled plastic by 2025. Trade body the European Federation of Waste Management and Environmental Services (FEAD) has welcomed the European ...


    By Waste Management World

  • IBWA’s New Video Tours PET Plastic Bottle Recycling Facility

    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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