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Plastics Recyclers Europe’s PVC recyclers were exhibiting jointly at the Pollutec Fair which took place from 3 to 6 December in Paris.

Plastics Recyclers Europe confirmed steady growth of plastics recycling during its Annual Meeting 2013 which took place on the 21st and 22nd of November in Amsterdam and gathered more than 170 participants.

  • PRE released a study showing that plastics can potentially reach a much higher recycling rate
  • A resource efficiency vision for plastics can be implemented that would divert 24 Mt of plastics from landfills
  • 360 000 green jobs can be created

PET is the largest plastic material recycled in Europe, with the equivalent of more than 60 billion bottles recycled in 2012.

  • PET trays are valuable recyclable products.
  • PET bottles and trays must not be mixed to enable more efficient recycling.
  • Future investments will permit better recycling of trays.