Spotlight - Soft drinks sector faces PET green challenge

By Annette Farr | 11 March 2008

As a practical, economical and lightweight packaging medium, polyethylene terephthalate (PET) is without peer and has become widely used by soft drinks producers. But as environmental pressures have grown, the industry has come under increasing pressure to reduce the amount of plastic it uses and increase recycling. Annette Farr assesses the progress that has been made.

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As a practical, economical and lightweight packaging medium, polyethylene terephthalate (PET) is without peer and has become widely used by soft drinks producers. But as environmental pressures have grown, the industry has come under increasing pressure to reduce the amount of plastic it uses and increase recycling. Annette Farr assesses the progress that has been made.

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