Amcor to buy chemically recycled polyethylene for its packaging from ExxonMobil tech

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Material created by the ExxonMobil chemical recycling process

Global packaging firm Amcor has said that it will be purchasing chemically recycled polyethylene that uses ExxonMobil’s recycling technology.

This recycled material will be used globally across the healthcare and food industries.

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Amcor chief commercial officer Peter Konieczny said: “Using advanced recycled materials is yet another step forward in Amcor meeting the challenges of our industry and offering our customers more sustainable packaging solutions.

“By leveraging ExxonMobil’s Exxtend technology across our global product portfolio, Amcor is providing a true differentiator for our customers and the environment.”

ExxonMobil vice president, polyethylene David Hergenrether added: “We are proud to see our relationship with Amcor expand with our Exxtend technology to help address their sustainability goals, as well as those of their customers.

“We look forward to working closely with Amcor to develop products that meet customer expectations for high-performance PE products, while helping to recycle plastic waste.”

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