Okay its a necklace - but awesome! Fabiana Gadano Necklace: Four Rivers 2012 Recycled mineral water plastic bottles, recycled PET, Polyethylene terephthalate, sterling silver 15 x 4 x 15 cm Photographer: Patricio Gatti
Art Bowl From Plastic(PET) Bottle PET is Polyethylene Terephthalate, which is a thermoplastic polymer. It can be re formed by heating. After heating process, it becomes more stiff, rigid, durable and glassy. It becomes even stronger and crystallized when perforated. it can be used as an ideal fruit bowl as the air circulation prevents fruit decay.
BANGLADESH, Dhaka: A Bangladeshi youth sorts through polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles for recycling in poor working conditions in Dhaka on August 21, 3013. PET bottle flakes are an exportable raw material from Bangladesh. The recycled material is used toproduce PSF (Polyester staple fiber) which are then made into PSY (polyester spun yarn) or used as stuffing materials. AFP PHOTO / Munir uz ZAMAN
• PET = polyethylene terephthalate, a term unknown to 99% of the North American public. We call them plastic bottles.Note how everyone has carefully removed the plastic shrink wrap, removed the plastic screw cap, rinsed the inside, and crushed the bottle to save space. (sarcasm: See photo link below.)Update (2007/09/25)Stores go through the motions, but aren't really interested in recycling. They and their suppliers want the conveniences of PET bottles over bottles and cans: lighter, one-way…
mcor Rigid Plastics said it has developed the industry's lightest 64-oz hot-fill polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle and established a new standard for the size category. The new stock container for juices and teas utilizes novel design, tooling and process technologies to trim 9g, or 13.2%, from the typical 68g PET bottle.