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Attempt to slash cost of PET recycling

The cost of recycling plastic bottles into food packaging will be slashed by 20% if Government-funded trials are successful. The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) is financing work to improve the efficiency of PET reprocessing. Only 15,000 of the 200,000 tonnes of PET plastic bottles produced in the UK are currently collected for recycling. So experts from UK universities and European recyclers are working with Closed Loop London and London Remade on the ...