PET is the most recycled plastic in the world

PET was first developed for use in 1941 and patented in 1973

The first PET bottle was recycled in 1977

Up to 40% is saved on fuel when transporting same volume of drinks in PET compared to glass bottles

Recycling 1 tonne of PET saves 1.5tonnes of carbon

Recycling a single plastic bottle can conserve enough energy to light a 60W light bulb for 6 hours

Recycling one tonne of PET bottles saves 6.2m3 of landfill space

One tonne of PET is equivalent to approximately 35,000 to 40,000 bottles

The weight of a PET bottle can be reduced by light weighting.

A standard 500ml bottle weights approximately 25g