The European Commission promotes the following hierarchy in its packaging policies: REDUCE consumption, REUSE and RECYCLE. This supports the ultimate goal of the EU to be climate neutral by 2050. This is a goal shared by the European PET industry.

The following state of play document was developed by the PETCORE EUROPE Reuse Working Group to show the potential that PET packaging has in terms of reuse and how reuse solutions can complement single-use recyclable packaging in a circular economy of PET in Europe. To access the full position paper, please click here