Price Trends for PET Scrap in September

| 2 Min read The average prices of PET scrap saw a consistent rise across the month. It should be noted that the prices across the country varied by at least 5-6% and the price fluctuation due to local factors has impacted the national average. A consistently high rate was observed in Himachal Pradesh with ₹ 48.5/Kg at the […]

Are PET Bottle Scrap imports banned in India?

| 3 Min read Yes, the import of PET Bottle scrap is banned in India. Once upon a time, India was one of the largest importers of PET bottle scrap, after China. India imported large volumes of PET scrap from the USA, Europe, and the Gulf countries. The booming recycling industry heavily relied on PET imports, .i.e nearly 70-80% […]

5 reasons how seasons affect PET bottle prices

| 3 Min read PET bottle and its market importance PET or Polyethylene Terephthalate is a Code ‘1’ plastic widely used for beverage and water bottles across the world. Due to its excellent water barrier, non-toxic nature and material strength, PET plastic is used across multiple packaging products.  An approximate 480 billion PET plastic bottles are used globally, of […]

Price trend of scrap PET bottle prices in January 2022

| 2 Min read The average prices of scrap PET bottles saw a rise, where the start of the  month started at a low of ₹ 48.5/kg and reached a high of ₹ 52.4/kg . The price fluctuation was due to multiple reasons: Winter season Rise in Crude oil prices Rate increase of Virgin Fibre COVID-19 Pandemic A consistently […]

Pepsico & Coca Cola invest in Recycled PET Packaging

| 2 Min read Owing to the pollution control regulations the use of recycled PET packaging has surged, and here’s a brief about how soda giants are tackling this change. A sustainability push seems to have taken over the food and beverages industry. Pepsico, a giant in this industry, is also an integral part of this change, which was […]

Price Trends for PET Scrap in December 2021

| 2 Min read PET bottle scrap Prices in December The average prices of PET scrap saw a consistent rise across the month. It should be noted that the prices across the country varied by at least 5-6% and the price fluctuation was due to the change in seasons which in turn affected the change in consumer behaviour.  A […]

Greenhouse built from PET Bottle Scrap in Arunachal Pradesh

| 2 Min read A first of its kind project was successfully implemented in the Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh. A greenhouse was constructed using PET bottle scrap. This project had a very positive impact on the local community. This greenhouse was built on 15th August 2020, initiating reuse and recycling of PET bottle scrap. The Arunachal Pradesh government […]

Surprising effects of sunlight on plastic waste

| 2 Min read Plastic is a phenomenon created by humans and so is plastic waste. It is a carefully designed chemical bond that is extremely strong compared to any natural chemical bond. It is derived from the heavy processing of petroleum and it is nearly indestructible, in terms of its molecular structure. We all are witness to how […]

Price Trends for PET Scrap in September

| 2 Min read The average prices of PET scrap saw a consistent rise across the month. It should be noted that the prices across the country varied by at least 5-6% and the price fluctuation due to local factors has impacted the national average. A consistently high rate was observed in Himachal Pradesh with ₹ 48.5/Kg at the […]

Pepsico & Coca Cola invest in Recycled PET Packaging

| 2 Min read Owing to the pollution control regulations the use of recycled PET packaging has surged, and here’s a brief about how soda giants are tackling this change. A sustainability push seems to have taken over the food and beverages industry. Pepsico, a giant in this industry, is also an integral part of this change, which was […]