Volume 95 Issue 11 | p. 12 | News of The Week
Issue Date: March 13, 2017 | Web Date: March 9, 2017

Nestlé, Danone look to renewable bottles

The companies hope to crack the biobased polyester problem by working with start-up Origin Materials
Department: Business
Keywords: biobased chemicals, PET, polyester, bioplastics, bottled water

Nestlé Waters and Danone are the latest beverage makers to investigate biobased polyethylene terephthalate (PET). They are teaming up with the California-based start-up Origin Materials to form the NaturALL Bottle Alliance, which hopes to have water bottles made from renewable PET on store shelves by 2020.

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