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Water bottle boost for UKs recycled PET market

The UKs recovered bottle market received a vote of confidence as a major bottled water company announced plans to buy more recycled PET from a UK reprocessor. French mineral water company Danone, producer of Evian and Volvic, said it will buy 12,000 tonnes of recycled PET from Greenstar by 2011.This year, Danone will buy 5,000 tonnes of plastic, which will be made into new bottles at its factory in Dijon. This will save the company £250,000 this year alone.