Bottle Recycling News

  • Avery Dennison┬« helps Coca-Cola European partners to recycle 70 tonnes of pet waste annually

    Avery Dennison has collaborated with partners throughout the supply chain namely Viridor and PET UK, to help Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) reduce waste, costs, and the carbon footprint of Smartwater production in the United Kingdom According to Joe Franses, director of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability at Coca-Cola European Partners: “This example shows how we can ...


    By Avery Dennison Corporation

  • Tomra France celebrates 10 years of recycling solutions for the French market at Pollutec

    On the occasion of its 10th anniversary, TOMRA France will present its latest innovations in automation solutions for optimizing recycling performance at the Pollutec Show, from November 29 to December 2, 2016 at Lyon Eurexpo. TOMRA Sorting Recycling will feature proven solutions for sorting black polymers and black objects from packaging. Recycling targets set by the EU have become ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • Rapid Oxygen permeation analysis of PET bottles

    Our team of Technical Sales Managers are looking forward to participating at the K plastics and rubber trade fair next week and showcasing our range of permeation and headspace gas analysers to the many visitors who attend from all over the world. We are particular enthusiastic to introduce the new DualPerm oxygen / water vapour permeation station and to display our multiple bottle oxygen ...


    By Systech Instruments Ltd

  • Chicago Soap Factory aims towards environmental-friendly recycling goals

    Environmentally-friendly cleaning products Method Home is known for their environmentally-friendly household cleaning products, but their dedication to resource preservation throughout the entire production process is not as widely recognized. Their factory, called the Soapbox, is situated on Chicago's South side, and the exterior is covered in an array of brightly colored awnings ...


    By Bramidan Balers

  • Brothers Drinks Co. Ltd. Wins FINAT End-user Recycling Award

    Brothers Drinks Co. Ltd. has won the 2016 FINAT End-user Recycling Award for its involvement in a PET liner recycling programme, set up by Avery Dennison and PET UK. PET is by far the most recycled plastic material in Europe, with the equivalent of more than 66 billion bottles recycled in 2014. However, recycling silicone-coated PET liner is more complex and challenging, and was achieved in ...


    By Avery Dennison Corporation

  • Rescue Restaurant Leftovers

    Food waste is the single largest component of disposed U.S. municipal solid waste. In fact, 40% of food generated in the United States is wasted. One place where consumers are not always sure how to handle their uneaten food is in restaurants. We know the best case is to bring along your own reusable containers for any leftovers, but sometimes that isn’t possible or you may not ...


    By Eco Partners, Inc.

  • Environmental Technology Disposer Day at HSM on Lake Constance

    The South German manufacturer of office and environmental technology, HSM GmbH + Co. KG, extended an invitation to a disposer day at its plants in Frickingen and Salem on 18 March 2016. Round about 100 guests from all over Germany, Poland, France, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Spain, Finland and Cyprus travelled to Lake Constance and had an informative day. Managing Director and company founder ...


    By HSM GmbH + Co. KG

  • TOMRA Sorting Recycling launches revolutionary AUTOSORT FLAKE

    TOMRA Sorting Recycling revealed their new AUTOSORT FLAKE featuring simultaneous triple-sorting capability under www.upgrade-your-flake.com on 7 December 2015. The product launch was originally planned to take place at the Plastics Recycling Show (PRS) in Brussels, on 25 & 26 November 2015 and was transformed into a digital campaign ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • Brothers Drinks saves 1.5 million square metres of label liner waste from incineration with the Avery Dennison and PET UK recycling scheme

    PET is by far the most recycled plastic material in Europe, with the equivalent of over 66 billion bottles recycled in 2014. However, recycling siliconised PET liner is more complex and challenging, and was achieved in Europe only last year, when Avery Dennison reached out to PET UK in Scotland. Such recycling offers converters and brand owners an opportunity to move towards a more circular ...


    By Avery Dennison Corporation

  • Recent Installations of PEL Waste Reduction Equipment Waste Glass Bottle Crushers in Mayo & Dublin

    The multi-award winning Bar One Gastro Pub on Rush Street in Castlebar Co. Mayo joined forces with another winner last week when a PEL Waste Reduction Equipment BB01 Baby Jaws waste glass bottle crusher was installed in the premises. The PEL BB01 Baby ...

  • A Behind-The-Scenes-Look at Plastic Bottle Recycling

    In North America, water bottles account for more than 2 million tons of waste each year. Recycling (polyethylene terephthalate) PET plastics – a popular plastic for food and non-food products – can help improve the recycling value chain by allowing things like plastic bottles be recycled back into other plastic containers. To help facilitate the recycling of PET, Avery Dennison ...


    By Avery Dennison Corporation

  • PEL Launches First-of-its-Kind Solar Powered Waste Station at RWM 2015

    PEL Waste Reduction Equipment to launch the first-of-its-kind solar powered waste station at the RWM Show being held at the NEC Birmingham starting Tuesday 15th and running through to Thursday 17th September 2015. PEL Waste Reduction Equipment will be launching the first-of-its-kind solar waste management station at the Resource efficiency & Waste Management (RWM) Show starting Tuesday 15th ...

  • Euro Pool relies on the fully automatic channel baling presses from HSM once again

    Euro Pool System is Europe's largest logistics provider in the field of reusable packaging for fresh produce and features reusable blue, green and black packaging which rotates several million times every year. In cooperation with the European retailer, Euro Pool System is increasingly focusing on optimum logistics solutions. For almost five years, Euro Pool System has been working together with ...


    By HSM GmbH + Co. KG

  • BB01 Glass Bottle Crusher Installed in London`s Radisson Blu Edwardian Sussex Hotel

    PEL Waste Reduction Equipment has installed a BB01 ‘Baby Jaws’ under-the-counter Waste Glass Bottle Crusher in the Radisson Blu Edwardian Sussex Hotel located in London’s West End. The bottle crusher will cut the hotel's waste glass volumes by up to 80% and as a result reduce their overall costs of waste glass bottle management and disposal. PEL Waste Reduction Equipment has won ...

  • Guide to Buying a Glass Bottle Crusher

    The best approach to manage, store and dispose of waste glass bottles is a well debated subject amongst the many bar, restaurant and hotel owners in the hospitality industry. The generally accepted practice is to collect empty glass bottles in a bottle bin which, when full, is wheeled through the bar and into a bottle storage area where the bottles are sorted and eventually collected by a waste ...

  • Another Happy PEL Waste Reduction Equipment Customer....

    PEL Waste Reduction Equipment supply glass bottle crushers, waste cardboard and plastics balers and bin compactors to the CARLSON REZIDOR HOTEL GROUP - here is some feedback from the ...

  • Grosvenor House Hotel Installs PEL BB06 Glass Bottle Crusher

    The Grosvenor House Hotel off Park Lane in London generates approximately 40,000 empty glass bottles of all shapes and sizes every week.  Managing this huge quantity of glass is a major problem for the hotel both in terms in staff to handle the waste glass and space to store the empty bottles.  The solution to both these problems has been to install a PEL BB06 ‘Mega Jaws’ ...

  • Tomra Sorting Highlights Commercial Opportunities in Polymer Recycling

    TOMRA Sorting Recycling will be exhibiting at Arabplast - the largest plastics, petrochemicals and rubber industry trade show in MENA region. Experts from TOMRA Sorting Recycling will highlight the very latest innovations in sensor-based sorting technology, with a strong focus on polymer recycling including PET bottle sorting and PET flake sorting at Arabplast (10 - 13 January 2015, Dubai ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • PEL Promotes Waste Disposal Cost Reduction for Schools at PDA Annual Conference and Exhibition

    Since 2012, PEL Waste Reduction Equipment has been assisting a select group of schools in Ireland to reduce their waste disposal costs. Feedback suggests that annual cost savings of between 30% and 66% have been realised since those schools installed a PEL 1100BC bin compactor. PEL attended the 2015 PDA Conference and Exhibition to introduce the PEL1100BC to the principals and deputy principals ...

  • APR Releases the Final Report of Sleeve Label Working Group

    The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers, the leading trade organization representing the plastics recycling industry in North America, released the Final Report of the Sleeve Label Working Group detailing recommendations the packaging industry can use to mitigate the impact of sleeve labels on the recycling of PET bottles. Formed in June of 2013, the APR Working Group represented all ...

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