PET plastic or polyethylene terephthalate, is the most common type of polyester. PET was discovered and patented in England in 1941.
Most fizzy drinks and other beverages in bottles are made from PET plastic. PET plastic is used to make many common household items like medicine jars, peanut butter jars and cosmetic jars.
The properties of PET Plastic include:
Up to 100% of a PET package can be made from recycled PET, and the material can be recycled again and again.
The Plastic Bottles Company is based in Ulverston in Cumbria.