Large PET bottle recycling plant opens in California

02 March 2012 23:31  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--California politicians and stakeholders joined recycling company carbonLITE on Friday for the opening of the company’s bottle-to-bottle recycling plant.

The plant has the capacity to recycle more than 2bn plastic polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles/year.

Products made using PET resin are recyclable and highly sustainable, the company said. PET can be recycled numerous times, turning bottles back into bottles, carbonLITE added.

The company specialises in processing used plastic bottles into bottle-grade PET pellets that can then be used to manufacture new plastic beverage bottles.

By: Bobbie Clark
+1 713 525 2653

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.

Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.

Printer Friendly