Plastic Trash Turned into New Containers
The company Total Pet Packaging will invest $12.5 million in a recycling plant in Costa Rica to make packaging from waste plastics, using PET technology.
Monday, January 23, 2012
The company Total Pet Packaging will invest approximately $12.5 million in a new PET resin (RPET) recycling plant, which will be located in Heredia. PET is short for polyethylene terephthalate.
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The Ministry of Finance has established an annual quota of 2,400 metric tons, and for the remainder of 2011 will only allow 600 tonnes to be exported.
Total P.E.T. Packaging has obtained a loan for $8.5 million from Banco Nacional for the New World Recycle company, which will build a PET recycling plant in the province of Cartago.
Reciclados de Centroamérica, a company which is part of Grupo Cervecería Centro Americana, opened its recycling plant yesterday in the town of Pueblo Nuevo Viñas, Santa Rosa.
Between January and May, recycled plastic exports generated revenues of $2.2 million.
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