New PET recycling facility starts up in London / EUR 8m investment
Ecotech London (Rainham, Essex / UK; has opened a new GBP 6.5m (EUR 8.1m) PET recycling plant in East London capable of processing more than 18,000 t/y of PET bottles. The recycling plant of the 3,700 m² facility – which has created more than 20 jobs – was supplied by STF Maschinen- & Anlagenbau (Aicha vorm Wald / Germany;

The facility turns out mostly A-grade hot washed PET flake that can be used in thermoforming and other high-spec applications, Ecotech CEO Javed Mawji said, adding that “it is essential to provide a reliable alternative to virgin PET that preserves the environment and does not require technical compromise.”

The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB; invested GBP 2.2m (EUR 2.7m) in the project, with the balance made up by asset finance and private investors, Ecotech said.
12.09.2014 [229260-0]
Published on 12.09.2014
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