7 September 2012

Osprey launches bioplastic PE drinks bottle

Activ-R is made from a Braskem polyethylene produced from Brazilian sugarcane ethanol

Wirral-based Osprey UK supplies plastic sports bottles and drinking bottles manufactured in the UK to the education and promotional sectors. The company’s Activ-R recyclable bottle is intended “to help today’s children care for tomorrow’s world”.

Activ-R is tough, according to the company, withstanding a lot of wear and tear, but when the bottles need replacing they can be returned in exchange for credits which are redeemable against the next delivery of bottles. The used bottles are then recycled for reuse in the manufacturing process.

… Full Text: www.europeanplasticsnews.com/subscriber/headlines2.html?cat=1&id=1893

Tags: polyethylene, sugarcane ethanol, bottle

Source: European Plastics News, 2012-09-07.

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