Recycling – Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Recycling Coalition Formed

A June 8, 2022, The Recycling Partnership news release announced “… the launch of its PET Recycling Coalition, an initiative informed by industry knowledge and expertise to improve PET … circularity. Its work will focus on …: Increasing the capture of PET bottles: Broadening the acceptance of PET trays, cups, and clamshells in community recycling collection programs; Unlocking new supplies of recycled PET (rPET) for packaging manufacturers; [and] Strengthening recycling systems for pigmented and opaque PET … The Coalition will make grants to recycling facilities for sorting equipment and related capital needs …” – Founding members EastmanIndorama Ventures, Procter & Gamble, and the Walmart Foundation are “… aided by an advisory committee … including the American Beverage Association, Association of Plastic Recyclers, Closed Loop Partners, Foodservice Packaging Institute, National Association for PET Container Resources, and Resource Recycling Systems [which] will serve as the Coalition’s technical partner …” #Recycling #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic @recycle_com @RECYPartnership @AmeriBev @FPIHQ