Al Ain Water launches UAE’s first locally produced 100% rpet bottle

  • Date: 21-Feb-2023
  • Source: Zawya
  • Sector:Oil & Gas
  • Country:UAE
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Al Ain Water launches UAE’s first locally produced 100% rpet bottle

- rPET generates 75% less of CO2 emissions and requires less energy compared to virgin material production. It has a better overall ecological balance than glass and single-use aluminum cans.

- The launch of Al Ain Water’s 100% rPET bottle comes in line with MoIAT’s recent ministerial decree regulating the manufacturing and trade of recycled plastic water bottles.

- Al Ain, an Agthia Group brand, has a growing range of sustainably packaged bottled drinking water, including the Middle East’s first 100% plant-based water bottle.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Al Ain Water, the UAE’s leading water brand announced today, at Gulfood, the launch of its new water bottle, which is made of recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET). This new 100% rPET bottle is the first to be locally produced by a UAE brand.

PET is a highly recyclable plastic material, and when recycled it becomes rPET, a strong, durable and infinitely recyclable material that is commonly used for packaged foods and drinks. Once reprocessed, rPET can be used to make new plastic bottles or other items. It supports the recycling industry, saves energy, resources, and diverts these plastics from landfills. According to Global Standards, rPET generates 75% less of CO2 emissions and requires less energy