Do you speak recycling?

Discover the difference between recyclable, recycling and recycled.

 

Recyclable

A plastic packaging is considered recyclable if it is designed for recyclability and its collection, sorting and recycling is proven to work successfully in practice and at scale.

Recycling

This is the process where the material is transformed into new plastic products.

Recycled

During the recycling process, the material is converted into new plastics products which can be used instead of virgin plastics. This newly-created material is called recycled plastic or ‘rPET’ in the case of recycled PET.