In the current climate when brands and retailers are trying to move packaging lines over to recyclable solutions, including PCR content represents a significant challenge. This is because PET is the only specification that is fully approved for food contact and commercially viable when containing PCR content. Businesses can then find themselves in the unenviable position of having to make a choice between recyclable packaging or including PCR content.
It is therefore worth reviewing your current packaging and identifying opportunities that will minimise your exposure to the tax whilst keeping in mind your sustainable objectives. This is where FFP can help: