WHAT IS rPET-PLASTIC?
RPET is the most common recycled plastic. It is mainly made from used PET bottles. The used bottles are collected, cleaned, and formed back into plastic pellets. These pellets are cleaned again to ensure that they are food safe.
PROPERTIES FOR FOOD PACKAGING
Products made from RPET are fully recyclable and have the same quality as virgin PET products. Using these products ensure less plastic waste goes to landfill and reduces our dependence on virgin plastics.
RPET packaging has lots of qualities that make it a great option for your packaging needs:
What is RPET?
RPET stands for Recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate, also known as Recycled PET. RPET packaging items are made from used PET products like bottles.
Why RPET plastic?
Every PET item that is recycled is given a second life. The use of rPET saves raw materials, reduces waste, and creates a better environment.
In terms of sustainability, what makes the difference between RPET and regular plastics?
Almost every product has a manufacturing process that consumes energy and water, produces carbon dioxide emissions, and has an environmental impact.
Using RPET means we are saving:
• 70% less Energy
• 86% less Water
• 75% less CO2
Is RPET recyclable?
Yes, we encourage our customers to recycle rPET packaging. PET and rPET packaging are widely recycled throughout the UK and in household collections.