Report clear on virtues of recycled PET

A report commissioned by UK-based Staeger has identified four bio-based and/or biodegradable plastics as potential replacements for PET for use in clear plastics packaging: PLA, cellulose acetate (CA), bio-based PET, and polyethylene furanoate (PEF). However, it warns that all four are currently significantly more expensive than the cost of recycled PET. In response to environmental…