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Continental Enables Use of Recycled PET Bottles in Tyre Production as of 2022

Continental Recycled PET Bottles
Continental enables the use of reprocessed polyester obtained from recycled plastic bottles in its tyre production as of 2022.

Continental Succeeds in Taking a Further Step Toward Circular Economy

The new sustainable polyester yarn will be obtained from polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles by a mechanical process and will be used in the construction of the tyre carcass. This can completely replace conventional polyester. Together with its cooperation partner and supplier OTIZ, a fiber specialist and textile manufacturer, the tyre manufacturer has developed a special technology to recycle...

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