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July 15, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

 

 

July 15, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

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How a packaging firm ensured its PET canister’s recyclability

Ring Container Technologies wanted to understand the curbside recyclability of an all-PET container versus its existing polycoated paperboard canister. So it asked recycling programs themselves.

SmartCAN is 100% PET with an HDPE snap cap and a sealing membrane of either foil or plastic that is removed by consumers, VanLoocke said. The company can use up to 50% RPET in the package. He confirmed no additives are used in the plastic that would degrade RPET quality.

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