Avery Dennison has expanded its PET liner recycling programme with the addition of a new collection facility for brand owners in UK and Ireland, with waste PET liners now able to be sold directly to PET Processors UK in Dumfries, Scotland.
PET Processors UK creates thermal forming sheets for food containers and compounds for industrial use in automotive and construction from the recycled liner, reports Packprint World. With this new facility, brand owners in the UK and Ireland can directly benefit from the Avery Dennison recycling programme with quantities as low as two tons. This can help brand owners realise their sustainability goals and generate significant income by eliminating the need to pay for landfill or incineration.
Stephan Reis, who is responsible for the liner recycling initiative at Avery Dennison Materials Group Europe, said: "This programme reflects our longstanding commitment to facilitate easy and effective recycling of PET release liner.
"We are proud to have found a recycling partner serving the UK and Ireland who can turn waste into a valuable new product. Our goal is to link brand owners to local recycling facilities and make it as easy as possible for them to realise these returns."