NEWS COMMENTARY

Coca-Cola bottles will be made of 100% rPET in two more European countries

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September 11, 2020
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TheĀ Deposit Return Schemes in Norway and the Netherlands, along with rapid innovation in recycling technologies, have enabled the production of high-quality rPET resin in both markets, thus accelerating the transition to local circular economies for PET in these countries. It is likely that rPET bottles will still have a price premium, but a local circular economy and increased scale of volumes could lower the premium to make it competitive with virgin plastics. ThisĀ is a big step toward reducing the cost of recycled plastics and enabling wider adoption of sustainable solutions.

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