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PET: The World’s Most Recycled Plastic

PET is the ultimate packaging and recycling material! But did you know it is also the world’s most recycled plastic? Between the United States and Canada, almost 2 billion pounds of PET plastic were collected for recycling in 2018.1 Recycling used PET packaging has so many benefits. It gives bottles new life, reduces waste, and …

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The Far-Reaching Benefits of Plastics

Communities around the world experience the far-reaching benefits of plastics as a packaging material. Let’s look at a few ways plastics is helpful in the daily lives of people across the globe. Access to better nutrition: People have wider access to nutritious foods that last longer thanks to plastics’ ability to safely preserve food and …

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PET Plastic: Why It’s #1

PET plastic is an attractive packaging material. It has been coined as the #1 plastic for many reasons beyond its ability to be recycled. Here’s why: Versatility: PET plastic is highly versatile in terms of design and performance. This clear material can be blown, molded, and aseptically filled. Safety: PET plastic is shatter-resistant, making it …

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Is PET Plastic Safe for Consumers?

As a consumer, you might find yourself wondering what’s the safest plastic packaging material for food and beverage products. We’ve got the facts for you. PET plastic has been proven to be a safe plastic packaging material for several reasons. Proven safety. PET plastic has been proven to be safe for food and beverage contact …

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The History of PET Plastic

PET (polyethylene terephthalate) has become the most widely used plastic material in the world. But when was it first developed? We invite you to learn about the development and history of PET plastic. PET was first synthesized in North America in the 1940s, but it wasn’t until the 1970s that this technology was further developed …

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Keeping Consumers Informed with Packaging

Packaging does more than keep products preserved and intact. It plays a crucial role in communicating to the consumer essential information about that particular product. Check out some of the ways packaging helps keep you safe and informed. Packaging displays nutritional content. From calories to allergy warnings and ingredient listings, packaging plays a critical role …

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Three Facts You Might Not Know About HDPE Plastic

HDPE (high density polyethylene) is a plastic commonly used to package products such as laundry detergent, automotive products, and shampoo. But did you know these facts about HDPE? HDPE plastic is strong yet lightweight. HDPE is impact resistant. Automotive and industrial products are safely shipped far distances thanks to HDPE’s high ability to stay intact …

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