Give Your Plastic a New Life by Recycling

By recycling your used plastic bottles, they can be made into new bottles, as well as a variety of items used in everyday life. Many companies around the world are creating more and more products from recycled products. How can you be a part of this recycling revolution? Here are a few quick tips on …

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Helpful Recycling Tips for Any Recycler!

Did you know recycling can differ from city to city? Having a clear understanding of what belongs in or out of the recycling bin helps ensure that your items get recycled. Here are a few recycling tips for any recycler. Check the label. Many brands now include instructions on how to recycle on the product’s …

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Why Recycling Used Plastic Packaging is Important

Packaging is an essential part of daily life. From the foods you eat to the products you drink, plastic packaging plays in important role. But did you know that recycling your used plastic packaging also plays a crucial role in daily life? Check out some of the some of the top reasons why recycling plastic …

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Partnering with Coca-Cola European Partners France for Sustainable Packaging

Plastipak has partnered with Coca-Cola European Partners France (CCEP) since 2012 in an effort to recycle used plastic bottles to make new bottles for Coca Cola. Through this strategic partnership, sustainable packaging is achieved by including post-consumer recycled resin (PCR) in Coca-Cola’s soda bottle packaging. This enables the soda company to reduce its carbon footprint …

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Know What Doesn’t Belong in the Bin to Maximize Curbside Recycling

To maximize the effectiveness of curbside recycling, it’s important to know what to place in your recycling bin and what to leave out. Any items that would contaminate recyclables or cause issues at the recycling centers should be kept out of the bin. Which types of items should be left out? Let’s take a look. …

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