Plastic bottle recycling hits record

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Despite tough trading conditions and a fall of 13% in the total polyethylene terephthalate (PET) market, the South African plastic industry recycled a record 2.15-billion PET plastic bottles in 2017. With a post-consumer recycling rate of 65%, the country is on par with international standards, industry body Petco reported on Wednesday.

Read More: http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/plastic-bottle-recycling-hits-record-2018-05-16

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