Petcore Europe report on collection and recycling of post-consumer PET in Europe reveals success and challenges

The equivalent of 66 billion 1.5L PET bottles were collected and recycled in 2014, representing 57% of bottles and containers placed in the market.

This conclusion comes from a report carried out by PCI PET Packaging Resin & Recycling Ltd for Petcore Europe from a Europe-wide survey among actors involved in the collection, sorting and recycling of PET.

An informative article from the series "Chemical Engineers who Changed the World" published in TCE Today: