Green Group subsidiary company Green Fiber has announced that its annual PET bottle recycling capacity now exceeds 2 billion bottles. The company claims that it is currently the largest producer of 100% PET recycled fibres in Europe.
Working closely with its sister company, Green Tech, the Romania-based recycler and producer processes the PET into sustainable polyester staple fibre products for an array of industries.
These products, says the company, offer a 50% reduction in C02 emissions, compared to virgin fiber material alternatives, are find application in industries ranging from hygiene and healthcare to automotive.
In the latter branch, the fibres are used throughout the interior of the vehicles, helping car manufacturers to make good on the sustainability ambitions.
“As part of our regenerative role of both producer and recycler, we are proud to recycle over 2 billion PET bottles…and we believe it’s now essential for sustainable businesses to use our fibers if they are serious in reducing their carbon footprints,” said Alina Elena Genes, General Manager of Green Fiber.