PET 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

  • Worldwide appeal and global success

    Matthews Environmental Solutions’ pet cremation systems have enjoyed market leading success throughout the UK for many years, but now our reputation for quality design, engineering excellence, technical superiority, unbeatable customer service and outstanding value for money is going global and we are seeing more enquiries and receiving more orders from specialist pet cremation companies ...


    By Todaysure Limited

  • 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

  • Meet the New Generation of Extrusion and Melt Filtration Technology from MAS at K 2016

    Austrian extrusion machinery manufacturer MAS Maschinen- und Anlagenbau Schulz GmbH MAS has established itself as a supplier of unconventional but proven technologies that save space and energy, and allow its customers to now do things that were previously not possible. To mark its 10th anniversary, MAS will introduce an entirely new corporate identity in combination with a new machine design for ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • 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.

  • APR Plastics Recycling Showcase Webinar Tomorrow - Register Now!

    The APR Plastics Recycling Showcase: Celebrating Innovations that Support the Growth of Plastics Recycling - Tuesday, April 19th at 1:00 pm EST   As The Voice of Plastics Recycling®, APR consistently seeks to recognize and promote innovations that enhance the recyclability of a new or existing package or container. APR promotes the growth and ...

  • MAS Receives FDA No Objection Letter for Recycled Plastics Its Proposed Secondary Recycling Process Produces Post-Consumer Recycling Material Fit for Use in Packaging for the Food Industry

    eFACTOR3, LLC is pleased to announce an exciting, recent achievement for Austrian partner MAS. MAS, manufacturer of innovative plastic processing and plastic recycling equipment, has received FDA approval confirming that its proposed secondary recycling process produces post-consumer recycling material fit for use in the manufacturing of packaging for the food industry. Excerpts from FDA’s ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • 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

  • Minnesota based Materials Processing Corporation Files Bankruptcy

    Materials Processing Corp. (MPC) the Minnesota Electronics Recycling company has shut down in the wake of state fines for improper storage of 5 million pounds of crushed cathode ray tubes last year.  The Star Tribune reported earlier; MPC CEO David Kutoff, who could ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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)

  • 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 ...

  • Used 2008 Excel 2R9 Two Ram Baler For Sale Only 35 Hours

    ONLY 35 hours Excel 2008 Model 2R9 for sale The EXCEL ® Model 2R9 bales the following materials: Office Paper, Newspaper, OCC, magazines, PET, HDPE, Aluminum Cans, Tin Cans, Painted Aluminum Siding, Insulated Wire, Aluminum Extrusions, Radiators, Copper Wire and Other Materials FOB: NC Specifications: Left Hand ...

  • Plastics Recyclers Europe Developing Guidelines for Recycling Pet Plastic Trays

    Guidelines are to be developed by Plastics Recyclers Europe (PRE) with the aim of making it easier to recycle PET plastic trays. While the use of PET trays has grown to 700,000 tonnes per year in the EU, PRE states that “none of the current recycling streams want to have PET trays in their incoming waste”. This is because the trays have a different composition to bottles and so are ...


  • Bale Breaking Made Easy!

    Say good-bye to manual labor and the risks involved in cutting baling wires in the Plastic Recycling Industry! Metso M&J Shredders are ideally suited as bale breakers for the PET and HDPE bottles recycling process.  Thanks to the unique cutting table design it is possible to load whole bales with wires attached.  The equipment breaks the bales, deliberates the bottles without the ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • HSM organises environmental technology day for disposal companies

    The office and environmental technology manufacturer HSM GmbH + Co. KG, based in southern Germany, invited attendees to a 'disposal company day' at its plants in Frickingen and Salem on 6 November 2013. Altogether, approximately 100 participants from Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Poland were pleased to accept the invitation and were rewarded with an exclusive introduction to innovations and ...


    By HSM GmbH + Co. KG

  • PET-Recycling Plant at PFR Nord GmbH

    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 also includes AFA Nord GmbH and TM Recycling ...

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