PET plastic bottles are very easy to process and re-use. Photo: Messe Düsseldorf, Constanze Tillmann

PET plastic bottles are very easy to process and re-use. Photo: Messe Düsseldorf, Constanze Tillmann

New Enzyme Improves PET Recycling

Climate-friendly recycling

Scientists found a mutated enzyme capable of decomposing plastics. Photo: Dennis Schroeder/NREL

Scientists found a mutated enzyme capable of decomposing plastics. Photo: Dennis Schroeder/NREL

Chance hit

In 2015 Coca-Cola launched Coca-Cola Life in Germany – the first bottle exclusively made of recycling PET within the international Coca-Cola organisation. Photo: Coca-Cola Company

In 2015 Coca-Cola launched Coca-Cola Life in Germany – the first bottle exclusively made of recycling PET within the international Coca-Cola organisation. Photo: Coca-Cola Company

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