THE PROCESS

PINNPACK IS A VERTICALLY INTERGRATED COMPANY

TAKING RAW PLASTIC FLAKE AND RESIN FROM BOTTLES AND OTHER SOURCES, EXTRUDING IT INTO SHEET ROLLS, AND THERMOFORMING THOSE SHEET ROLLS INTO RECYCLABLE FOOD PACKAGING

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RECYCLING

BOTTLE

PLASTIC

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THERMOFORMING

EXTRUSION &

PLASTIC

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PLASTIC BOTTLE RECYCLING

Based on #1 PET Bottle Recycling in CA, TX, PA

 

PLASTIC BOTTLE RECYCLING

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These PCR Pellets are one of the raw materials used in our packaging. Learn how we do it!

BOTTLE RECYCLING

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The first step to the process is when a plastic (PET #1) bottle is tossed in a recycle bin

Bottle collection can vary from city to city. Some include curbside pick up while others are centralized drop off. Please check with your local recycler for your options

  • Approximately 5.5 Billion Pounds of PET bottles (and more!) are available to be recycled every year!

  • Producing 1 Pound of Recycled PET from Bottles takes 84% less energy that producing 1 Pound of Virgin PET Bottles.

  • Recycling 1 Pound of plastic uses around 1 gallon of water, while producing 1 Pound of plastic uses 22 gallons of water.

DID YOU KNOW?

THE PINNPACK SYSTEM

Learn about the Extrusion and Thermoforming Process

 
 

EXTRUSION & THERMOFORMING

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RECEIVE MATERIAL

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PINNPACK receives the raw material from various sources and stores it in large silos and sacks for food safety.

Material can come in the form of Pellets, Flake, or internal regrind (flake and pieces of plastic)

DID YOU KNOW?

  • Every year, facilities that manufacture food packaging must pass a Food Safety Audit to ensure there are no chances of contamination that could harm the end user. Part of that process is to ensure all raw materials are stored in a way to limit contamination.

What's the best part of making products using Recycled Plastic?

Doing our part to help protect our Planet

This is our Motivation