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Amcor buys more PCR and develops sortable mini-bottle

One of the world's largest packaging producers boosted its purchases of post-consumer resin by about 30% last year.

Switzerland-headquartered Amcor purchased 104,523 metric tons of post-consumer resin (PCR) during its 2021 fiscal year, up 86% from the 2019 fiscal year and 30% from the 2020 fiscal year, according to the company's recently released sustainability report.

In other Amcor news, the company announced it is redesigning small plastic bottles so they can be more effectively sorted into the correct bales at materials recovery facilities (MRFs).

Read the full article from Plastics Recycling Update.

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