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PepsiCo Canada unveils 7UP EcoGreen 100% rPET Bottle

First soft drink bottle in North America to be made from 100% rPET will reduce the amount of virgin plastic used by approximately 6 million pounds annually.
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Fabri-Kal Corporation: Containers made with 50% post-consumer recycled bottles

Fabri-Kal’s line of Alūr™ crystal-clear containers is now made with 50% post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic PET bottles and come with 50% PCR messaging engraved on the bottom container.
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Twist on molded fiber yields smooth surfaces on both sides of a thermoform

Read about Plastic Ingenuity's use of the Type 3 molded fiber process, which creates a strong, well-defined part with smooth surfaces on both sides of a thermoformed part. Feedstock derived from newspaper, waste paperboard, office paper scrap.
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Phoenix Technologies: Modular rPET system enables self-manufacture

Phoenix Technologies’ rPET small-capacity version of its proprietary compact, modular equipment is designed for brand owners who self-manufacture PET containers and who want to support a positive environmental profile.
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New PET condiment packaging

Best Maid Products Inc., based in Fort Worth, TX, is a leading Southwest regional supplier of pickle/relish products and dressings for retail and foodservice markets.
OFF THE SHELF: Postage-paid toothbrush recycling
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OFF THE SHELF: Postage-paid toothbrush recycling

A Massachusetts-based company called Preserve has come up with a clever way of encouraging the recycling of toothbrushes. Jim Butschli shows how it works.
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Canadian spring-water company takes the 100% rPET plunge

Following years of R&D, Naya Water becomes the first bottler of still water to employ a 100% recycled PET container.

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