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PET is by far the most recycled plastic material recycled in Europe, with the equivalent of around 65 billion bottles recycled in 2013. PETCORE EUROPE Chairman Roberto Bertaggia said: “The demand for PET as the packaging material of choice continues to grow, penetrating new markets with innovative applications. The extraordinary ability of PET to be recycled and reused into a wide variety of end uses is part of this success story and is helping towards the...
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Petcore Europe, the Brussels based European PET value chain association, is organizing the annual PET Network Day conference on 9 October this year. The event is supported by eight leading European associations representing the manufacturers, converters, packers and fillers, and the recyclers. The success of last year event showed the continuous and growing interest in PET value chain issues. Building upon that experience with the participation of over 100...
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Polymark - An ambitious EU-funded research project has been launched; it aims to increase the availability of recycled PET from used bottle to new bottle and to contribute to the EU’s circular economy. Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) combines the ability to be used for innovative packaging with the capability to be recycled, and is by far the most recycled plastic material in Europe. More than 60 billion PET bottles were collected and recycled in 2012,...
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PET NETWORK DAY 2014 Petcore Europe, the Brussels based European PET value chain association, is organizing the annual PET Network Day conference on 9 October this year. The event is supported by eight leading European associations representing the manufacturers, converters, packers and fillers, and the recyclers. The success of last year event showed the continuous and growing interest in PET value chain issues. Building upon that experience with the...
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More than 100 delegates from all over Europe were in attendance at the 2013 PET Network Day in Brussels. This annual event is sponsored and co-organised by eight industry associations* representing the PET value change from virgin polymer to converters, packers and fillers, recyclers, equipment manufacturers and other contributors. PET is the largest recycled plastic material in Europe with a collection rate of more than 50% of PET bottles placed on the market...

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