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Plans to make water bottles from 100% recycled plastic by 2025 / Danone-owned group will collaborate with Ellen MacArthur


First EU-wide strategy on plastics / Focus on recycling / Revision of packaging directive / Framework for waste prevention / Advancing global action / Industry associations make their own recycling commitments

PET RECYLING - Collection and recycling of PET rises in Western Europe / Recycling rate reaches 56 percent in 2016 / Petcore Europe report (english)

Across Europe, just under 60% of bottles and containers made from PET were collected in 2016. The recycling rate for these 3.15m t of PET packaging was 56% or 1.7m t. ....l

Recycling & Waste World (english)

UK industry is 'nowhere near ready' to recycle its own plastics 

PET bottle resin prices up, some recycled resins show recent gains (english)

Average North American selling prices for PET bottle resin rose in January, while prices for several recycled resins in the region have increased in recent months as well.