Summary of the pledge:
PETCORE EUROPE pledges for 2025…
- for beverage bottles a major increase of the collection rate to 90% of the PET introduced to the market and target more recyclates in final circular/close loop applications up to 25% content
- for sheet and trays an average use of recycled PET of 70 % …resulting in an annual use of recycled PET of approx. 2.07 Mio tonnes by 2025 (compared to approx. 1.23 Mio tonnes in 2017).
The graph in the attached document breaks down the end applications in 1.000 tonnes.
- Appropriate European, regional and national legal frames.
- Converters and brand owners sticking to the PETCORE EUROPE long existing eco-design guidelines.
- Compliance agencies being in a position to provide suitably sorted and recyclable PET waste stream.