GOOD AND BAD ON US RECYCLING
The latest US figures on recycling of PET water bottles in 2009 are mixed.
- Bad – recycling rate stuck at 31%, same as 2008.
- Good – substantial improvement on 17% in 2004.
- Good – 37% jump in use of recycled PET in new bottles.
- Good – bottled water’s 31% is better than 28% average for all PET bottles.