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

September 11, 2020
Accelerating Materials Innovation
by Drishti Masand
Very important

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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