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Coca-Cola to incorporate 25% recycled PET in plastic bottles

May 16/2012

(cokecce) -- Coca-Cola Enterprises and ECO Plastics joint venture set to deliver step change in GB plastics recycling ECO Plastics' plant becomes world's largest plastics processing facility.

Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd (CCE) and ECO Plastics announce the official opening of their groundbreaking joint venture, Continuum Recycling.

Completed on time and on budget, the GBR15 million facility is a first for Great Britain, and brings the recycling process full circle, with used plastic packaging sorted and reprocessed domestically, before returning to GB shelves as part of another bottle.

Simon Baldry, Managing Director of Coca-Cola Enterprises, said: "Our investment in Continuum Recycling shows that we are serious about setting the industry standard for sustainable packaging. Today's opening of this 15mln  state of the-art facility will transform recycling in this country and ensure that we achieve our ambition of incorporating 25% recycled PET in our plastic bottles. This is a first for the industry and an important milestone in our ongoing efforts to build a low-carbon, zero waste business here in Great Britain."


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Author:Anna Larionova
Tags:PET, packaging.
Category:General News
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