The Evertis Recycling Unit was created with the purpose of sharing with consumers the responsibility of preventing packaging from ending up in landfills. Post-consumer packaging is recycled and converted into recycled PET flakes that are incorporated into the production of the Evertis products that contain recycled material.

Achievements of 2012 Recycling Initiatives

  • Evertis Recycling Unit recycled 91% of collected Post Consumer PET bottles in Portugal
  • Avoided extraction of 37,221 barrels of crude oil by using recycled PET instead of virgin PET
  • Saved 72,483 cubic meters of landfill space

Achievements of 2011Recycling Initiatives

  • Evertis Recycling Unit recycled 85% of collected Post Consumer PET bottles in Portugal
  • Avoided extraction of 36,651 barrels of crude oil by using recycled PET instead of virgin PET
  • Saved 64,622 cubic meters of landfill space