Find out why Diageo Baileys chose the Videojet high performance CO 2 lasers for their bottled labels and outer cases. From high line speeds to condensation, beverage producers operate within one of the most demanding production environments. With expensive filling and packaging equipment, producers have no tolerance for unplanned coder downtime. Videojet has a range of high uptime solutions to meet these challenges whether you need to print a simple best before date or more complex promotional and gaming codes. Discover more regarding our beverage solutions inside the dedicated Beverage Hub.
What numbers of plastic are safe for water bottles? The Numbers Behind Water Bottles
Ever Wondered What The Numbers At The Bottom Of Plastic Bottles Mean? Here It Is
Using and re-using plastic bottles for storage, especially water, is quite normal in Indian households. A 2-litre Pepsi or Coke bottle is used for months at a stretch as a water bottle, till it finally starts to weather away and we decide to go for a new one. But are you aware of how long you can actually use these? Not just soft drink bottles but even mineral water bottles? How many times do you actually crush bottles after use, as instructed? And the bottles you get in the market, what is the safe duration to use those for storage? Ever given this a second thought?
Types of Plastic and Their Recycle Codes
In , an international code system for identifying the types of resin used to make many bottles and containers was introduced by the Society of the Plastics Industry SPI to boost recycling. It meant that for the first time, recycling manufacturers in the UK and other countries had a unified code system to work with. Containers and bottles are marked during manufacture and when they are ready for recycling, the polymer used can be easily identified.
Plastics are everywhere. Look around you, from your home, just how many plastic items around you can take notice? The news about plastics has been distressing public safety, while some are Eco-friendly, may be safe for kids but others contain harmful chemicals and cause dangerous pollution during manufacturing. People have been told to recycle plastic bottles and containers but what will actually happen to the plastic if we just throw it away? To understand where these bottles end up, it is important to explore their origins.