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Waste feedstocks, product performance and digital tools offer opportunities for successful commercialisation of "green" materials / Lux Research report
EU Commission approves internal merger / New European bottling giant takes shape
Drinks giant confirms that new PET one-way bottle consists of “100% recycled material” / German environmental group files temporary injunction / Legal quarrel continues
Leonor Garcia named Director Public Affairs
European bottling partners to merge into USD 13 bn company / More than 50 plants
US biotechnology group's “BioFormPX” used for Coca-Cola's latest PET-“PlantBottle”
Introducing first “PlantBottle” made entirely of plant-based materials / Debut at "Expo Milan"
Drinks giant to discontinue use of 0.5 and 1.5 l reusable PET bottles in Germany / Local offering adjusted
Follow-up: Stake in Continuum Recycling joint venture with ECO Plastics also goes to Aurelius investment fund / Part of larger goal to quit recycling activities?
Goal of sourcing 25% of PET from recycled or renewable materials by 2015 likely to fail / High recyclate prices, regulatory restrictions blamed / 7.5 bn "PlantBottles" sold in 2013 / "2013/2014 Sustainability Report"
Bio-based PX producer receives financial injection from global drinks giant Coca-Cola / Funds to go towards scaling up “BioFormPX” capacity
Latest financing round for first commercial-scale PEF plant / Coca-Cola, Danone among leading investors in technology for bio-based PET alternative
PET bottle made entirely from plant-based resources / Pilot plant in 2012 / Technology differs from Coca-Cola's PlantBottle packaging
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