how the plastic bottle went from miracle container to hated garbagehow the plastic bottle went from miracle container to hated garbage

by:HongXing     2020-05-18
The moment modern plastic beverage bottles change the drinking habits of the world, it is difficult to determine.
At the end of 1980, New York supermodels began carrying high bottles of Evian water as accessories at fashion shows, which undoubtedly heralds the future.
People have promised that bottled water is good for hair and skin, healthier than soft drinks and safer than tap water, so billions of bottles have been sold.
Consumers don\'t need long to believe that they need water almost everywhere.
Plastic bottles and bottle caps are the third and fourth largest plastic waste collected in the annual beach cleaning of the marine reserve.
What makes the bottle different from other plastic products born after
The rise of World War II consumerism is the speed at which beverage bottles move from convenience to curse and are now everywhere in the world.
This shift is done in a generation.
Plastic bottles have changed the beverage industry and have changed our habits in many ways, Peter Gleick said
Founder and Honorary Chairman of the Pacific Research Institute in Oakland, California, author of bottled and selling: The story of our obsession with bottled water.
We have become a society and seem to think that terrible things will happen if we don\'t have water at hand.
It\'s a bit silly.
It\'s not like someone died of thirst in the past, he said.
This year, sales of bottled water in the United States officially exceeded soft drinks, reaching 2016, and the world is aware of the crisis of plastic waste.
A rapid rebound in blocking waterways, polluting the ocean and littering large quantities of discarded bottles.
Suddenly, it\'s not cool to carry the water of plastic bottles with you.
It\'s cool to wear them: trendy fashions are transformed into designer outfits made from recycled water bottles.
There is even a growing market for refilling of luxury stainless steel, including a limited
The version bottle with thousands of Swarovski crystals costs nearly $2,000.
Plastic bottles and bottle caps are the third and fourth largest plastic waste items collected in the September beach clean-up at the Marine Reserve, covering more than 100 countries.
After the plastic shopping bag, activists are focusing on the bottle as the next target of the ban.
The towns of Concord, Massachusetts and bandannong in Australia have banned the use of bottles, and many parks, museums, universities and zoos in Europe and the United States have also banned the use of bottles.
Where is the developing world.
According to the United Nations, there are still 2 billion people who do not have access to clean drinking water, and bottled water is often the only safe option before problems arise.
On June, Kenya announced a ban on singles
Since June 2020, plastic has been used in beaches and national parks, forests and protected areas, and the Nandri municipal company prohibits the use of disposable water bottles in all city offices.
The story of the complete degradation of plastic bottles will take at least 450.
The engineer, nazarille Wyeth (PET)
The bottle is on 1973.
The first batch of plastic bottles that can withstand the pressure of carbonated liquids is much cheaper than glass bottles.
More than 1,000,000 plastic bottles are sold every minute.
30% 30% recycled in the United StatesS.
Only 30% of these bottles are recycled;
Norway recycles 97%.
Do you know?
Bottled water requires 2,000 times the energy needed to produce tap water.
Monica Serano, NGM employee;
Euro West: European MonitoringLemelson-MIT;
Pitgelake and Heather Curley, Pacific Research Institute; NOAA; Infinitum;
The story of a pet patented by plastic bottle bottling engineer nazarnier Wyeth (PET)
The bottle is on 1973.
The first batch of plastic bottles that can withstand the pressure of carbonated liquids is much cheaper than glass bottles.
It will take at least 450 for a plastic bottle to be completely degraded.
30% 30% 1,000,000x2,000 usagerecycl do you know?
Worldwide, more than a million plastic bottles are sold every minute. In the U. S.
Only 30% of these bottles are recycled;
Norway recycles 97%.
Bottled water requires 2,000 times the energy needed to produce tap water.
Monica Serano, NGM employee;
Euro West: European MonitoringLemelson-MIT;
Pitgelake and Heather Curley, Pacific Research Institute; NOAA; Infinitum;
For more than a century, consumers have been drinking bottled drinks, first glass bottles, then steel cans, and later aluminum cans.
Early plastic bottles show hope as a lightweight alternative, but they filter chemicals and do not contain carbonated drinks.
If the bottle does not explode, carbonated will disappear.
It didn\'t start until 1970 seconds when a miracle plastic called a pet appeared and changed the game.
Polybendiester has been present since 1941.
DuPont chemist developed it when trying to make textiles from polymers.
In 1973, the first PET bottle was patented by another DuPont scientist, Nathaniel Wyeth.
It is light weight, safe, cheap and recyclable.
In other words, this is the perfect container to set the stage for the subsequent bottle carnival.
At that time, Perrier and Evian crossed the Atlantic Ocean and set off a wave of bottled water.
Pepsi eventually joined the water industry, and launched Aquafina in 1994.
Coca-Cola and Dansani followed suit in 1999.
Both brands use re-filtered tap water.
According to the Beverage Marketing Company, water sales in the United States increased by 1994 between 2017 and 284%.
Data released by the Wall Street Journal.
In her book, Elizabeth loyt cited data from the Container Recycling Institute, reporting that between 1960 and 1970, the average person buys 200 to 250 packaged drinks per year.
Most of these purchases are filling bottles, she added.
As of 2017, according to data from Euromonitor International Global Packaging Trends report released by the Guardian on 2017, millions of plastic beverage bottles were purchased every minute worldwide.
According to the Plastics Industry Association, plastic bottles and cans now account for 75% of the weight of all plastic containers in the United States.
Ramani Narayan, a professor of chemical engineering at Michigan State University, warned that paying full attention to the quantity and over-use of plastic bottles is the essence of missing the problem.
Excessive use of plastic bottles needs to be reduced, he said.
But the problem is that the bottle was misused at the end of life.
The problem is the incentives for recycling and recycling of products, as well as the commitment of regulators and brand owners to use only bottles containing at least 50% recycled plastic. Or 60 percent.
They made no such promise.
With the public\'s focus on the plastic waste crisis shrinking, bottle solutions are everywhere in the world.
In general, they are divided into two categories: efforts to reduce the use of plastic bottles and efforts to find new treatment methods once the bottles are thrown away.
In London, efforts to reduce plastic bottles abound.
Mayor Sadik Khan announced plans to build 100 new fountains for filling bottles.
Last spring, athletes attending the London Marathon received edible seaweed bags containing sports drinks 23 miles to relieve their thirst.
Selfridges in London century
The old department store has beaten plastic beverage bottles from the food court and switched to glass bottles, aluminum cans and filling stations.
Once the bottles become rubbish, entrepreneurs around the world turn them into printer cartridges, fences, roof tiles, carpets, floors, and boats, just to name a few.
Even built the house with bottles.
The latest is three.
The story is modern on the Meteghan River in Nova Scotia and is promoted to be able to withstand a Category 5 hurricane.
It only cost 612,000 bottles.
In the laboratory, new versions of bottles that claim to be biodegradable or compostable often appear, and plastic industrial chemists are trying to return the polymer to the chemical recovery of its constituent monomer, it enables them to be re-made into new plastic bottles many times.
Many solutions cannot be extended to a level that will produce significant differences, and most solutions, including biodegradable, still need to perform the most basic and functional parts of the bottle\'s life: someone needs to pick them up.
The recovery rate is still very low.
Of the bottles purchased globally, less than half of the 2016 were collected.
Susan Collins, executive director of the Container Recycling Institute, said that in the United States, the new PET bottle contains only 7% of the recycled content.
Although consumers of soft drinks returned glass bottles and charged refunds with due diligence during the decades before the invention of pets, beverage companies have long been vigorously promoting recycling and strongly opposing bottle deposit legislation, it cost them too much to argue about bottle bills.
Beverage companies are committed to using more recycled bottles in production, the goal is to reduce the production of new resin by increasing the value of bottle recycling and increase the number of recycled.
Pepsi has promised that the recycling content in all its plastic packaging will increase by 25% by 2025.
Nestle promises that all packaging will be recycled by 2025, and by 2025, the recycling content in global bottles will increase to 35%, and the United States will increase to 50%, with a focus on Polish spring.
In addition, the recycling content of European brands will increase to 50% by 2025. Coca-
Coca-Cola promises that by 2030, each bottle sold by the company will recycle old bottles or cans, and by 2030, recycled materials in plastic bottles will increase to 50%.
California\'s executive director of opposition waste, Mark Murray, said there would not be much improvement in recycling plastic waste until greater value was achieved through the additional cost of the product.
If a company chooses to sell me a water
Container for service, I should pay the full cost of shipping water at once
A service container, including the recycling of the container as a waste.
These voluntary efforts are good.
But the key is pricing correctly.
Ben Jordan, Cook\'s senior director of environmental policy, said Coca-Cola is re-evaluating bottle storage plans around the world and five types of recycling systems around the world, to determine at the local level how to maximize the recycling of plastic waste.
He noted that almost 100% of pets were recycled in Mexico City\'s factories.
\'We all agree with this, \'he said.
Is there any way to not need packaging?
Is there a place where you can bring your own packaging?
For all packaging, whether it\'s PET bottles or aluminum cans, how can we make it more sustainable than it was yesterday?
Professor at Ohio State University, author of citizen Cola: The production of coca, Bart Elmer
Coca-Cola Capitalism says it is wise for beverage companies to learn from their own history.
List the price on the bottle and you will get it back.
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