Coca-Cola Announces Loan Agreement with Ioniqa Technologies to Transform Hard-to-Recycle Plastic Waste into High-Quality, Food-Grade PET

The Coca-Cola Company has announced a new agreement extending a loan to Ioniqa Technologies (The Netherlands) to facilitate the development of Ioniqa’s proprietary technology to produce high-grade, recycled PET content from hard-to-recycle PET waste. The agreement is designed to accelerate the development and deployment of high-grade recycled content PET for use in bottles used by The Coca-Cola Company. This investment supports the company’s global vision to work toward a World Without Waste, which includes a goal to create packaging made of at least 50% recycled material by 2030. The new technology…

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Unilever to pioneer breakthrough food packaging technology together with Ioniqa & Indorama Ventures

Unilever has announced a partnership with start-up company Ioniqa & the largest global producer of PET resin Indorama Ventures to pioneer a new technology which converts PET waste back into virgin grade material for use in food packaging. Ioniqa has developed a proprietary technology that is able to convert any PET waste – including coloured packs – back into transparent virgin grade material. The technology has successfully passed its pilot stage and is now moving towards testing at an industrial scale.PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) is widely used to produce plastic packaging,…

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Harrogate Water Announces Move To Recycled Pet Plastic

In a landmark move towards achieving a circular economy, Harrogate Water, Britain’s oldest bottled water brand, has announced it has successfully secured sufficient availability of recycled PET (rPET), to ensure all product shall contain 50 per cent recycled content from April 2018. The amount of recycled PET content, all guaranteed UK post-consumer supply, will match that of Harrogate’s glass bottles, which have been produced with 50 per cent recycled glass content for many years. All materials used by Harrogate Water are 100 per cent recyclable and none of the company’s…

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Serviceplan, Spotify and the Tierschutzverein in Munich to match dogs and owners

Everyone has probably experienced how having the same taste in music helps to foster good relationships between people and brings like-minded individuals together. What’s especially interesting is that dogs also have individual tastes in music and enjoy songs as much as people do. This has only recently been revealed by a study carried out by the University of Glasgow. Together with the Tierschutzverein e.V. in Munich, Serviceplan Campaign X had the idea of using this link to match the “right” pet with a suitable owner. The music streaming service Spotify…

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