Recycling PET Bottles - Saving Energy and the Environment
Clear Path Recycling will recycle approximately 280 million pounds of plastic (PET) bottles annually resulting in over 1 million cubic yards per year of landfill space being conserved. The energy savings related to Clear Path Recycling's operation will save approximately 2.5 trillion BTUs of energy annually, which is equal to the amount of primary energy necessary to power 18,000 U.S. homes per year.
Clear Path Recycling, LLC is a joint venture between Shaw Industries Group, Inc and DAK Americas, LLC. The company was created to recycle post-consumer PET bottles to produce Recycled PET (RPET) Flake.