EU Food Contact rPET,

29 Jan, 2021

Advancing towards 100% rPET content

EU brand owners of consumer goods are gearing up to meet the  target for 25% recycled content in all PET bottles by 2025 . Many brands have announced ambitious recycled content target for plastic packaging, which typically go beyond regulatory requirements, with a target of 50% recycled content.

Demand for rPET packaging solutions is estimated to substantially increase as PET is easy to recycle and can be used repeatedly in closed loops.

It is however projected that, to meet the recycling targets, there is seriously undersupply of food grade R-PET in the Europe. The current shortages of waste collection infrastructure and recycling capacity to meet these targets, effects of the Covid-19 pandemic has seen delays to investment making the 2025 targets clearly challenged.

Can chemical recycling address the supply gap ? What if targets are not met by 2025 ?

In some European countries, Coca Cola has already accelerated towards the use of 100% rPET, and is ambitious to eliminate virgin oil-based PET in all of its bottles within the next decade.

Infia, a major thermoform producer has also converted all their PET production lines in Italy and Spain  to 100% recycled
 
EU Food Contact rPET is a good opportunity to assess where the market is heading, hear from brand owners on their quest to accelerate towards 100% rPET.
 
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Date: 29 Jan 2021, Friday
  
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Speakers

 

 

Hans van Bochove
Vice-President Public Affairs
and Government Relations
Coca-Cola European Partners

     
 
 

Benjamin Brooks
Global Lead, Recycled Plastics
S&P Global Platts

      
 

Fabio Zoboli
Sales Director
Infia Group

         
 

Jeroen Bulk
CFO
Ioniqa Technologies B.V

         
 

Francois Desfretier
CEO
PDG Plastiques

         
 

Valentin Fournel
R&D Director
CITEO