Category: P#1 PET

A.K.A PETE or PET, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Polyester, Mylar

PET is a very strong plastic that can be easily recognised for its transparent look. Outside of packaging, you will have come across PET by its more common name: Polyester. It is one of the most commonly used plastics.

This type of plastic is used to make:

  • Carbonated beverage/soft drinks bottles
  • Water bottles
  • Hair product bottles
  • Some jars
  • Combs
  • Clamshell packaging (eg  fruit, hardware, eggs)
  • Thermoformed sheet
  • Strapping
  • Furniture