Consider 100% PCR PET

5 Reasons to Consider 100% PCR PET

In today's era of environmental consciousness and sustainable practices, the choice of packaging materials plays a crucial role in shaping a greener future.

One such material that's garnering attention for its eco-friendly properties is 100% Post-Consumer Recycled (PCR) PET.

Let's delve into the five compelling reasons why businesses should consider adopting PCR PET for their packaging solutions.

  • 1. Environmental Sustainability: Did you know that PCR stands for "Post-Consumer Recycled"? This material is breathing new life into used PET bottles, promoting a more sustainable future. By reusing plastic containers, we help reduce our reliance on petroleum-based raw materials, lessening our impact on the environment.

  • 2. Waste Reduction: PCR PET plays a significant role in diverting plastic bottles from ending up in trash heaps or incineration facilities. This not only keeps our surroundings cleaner but also encourages responsible waste management practices.

  • 3. Energy Savings: Less energy, fewer emissions! The recycling process for PET consumes far less energy compared to producing virgin PET. As a result, we're reducing our carbon footprint and doing our part to combat climate change.

  • 4. Greater Stability: When PCR PET is blended with virgin PET, it may result in a reduced product quality marked by an increased defect rate and reduced compatibility, ultimately contributing to greater waste generation and undermining the essence of sustainability.

  • 5. Closed-Loop Recycling: PCR PET can be transformed into various products, including new PET bottles and containers. This closed-loop recycling system embodies the concept of a circular economy, where materials are continually reused and recycled, minimizing waste and conserving resources.

As we embrace a more sustainable approach to packaging, the benefits of 100% PCR PET are clear: environmental sustainability, waste reduction, energy savings, greater stability, and participation in a closed-loop recycling system.

Contact us at to discover how EPOPACK can partner with you in creating packaging solutions that are not just functional and attractive but also environmentally responsible. Together, let's pave the way for a greener, more sustainable future.

Consider 100% PCR PET