PET (short for polyethylene terephthalate)
PET (short for polyethylene terephthalate), also known as PETE, is the most widely used environmentally friendly plastic.
Advantages of PET plastic containers include.
- Recyclable. PET is easily recycled and is the most commonly recycled product.
- Excellent strength. Less breakage in filling and handling.
- Good for food preservation. The low oxygen content of the sealed containers helps preserve product quality.
- Transparency. The clarity of the plastic adds to the appeal of the product to consumers.
- BPA-free plastic