Polyethylene Terephthalate, PET, is one of the most commonly used plastics in the world. It is usually derived from oil, and degrades very slowly, creating huge amounts of non-biodegradable waste each year.

The new plastic will be made from 100-percent, plant-based material and fiber, and be used to completely replace PET made from fossil fuels.

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About Greenrock

According to The Footprint Network, which measures the ability of the planet to produce resources and absorb waste, our resource use and waste production is 60% more than the earth can produce or absorb annually.

This overshoot is the result of decisions that we each make every day. We seek to generate debate and to influence people to change their behaviour.We strive to be catalysts: Success for us is when we can Change the Mindset so that sustainable use of resources is included in decision-making for individuals, government or businesses. ... read more


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