PLA VS PET

 

PET – 500ml Bottles PLA – 500ml Bottles
Will bio-degrade ✘ No it wont Yes, in managed composting facilities
Made from ✘ Oil Annually renewable plants
Should single use bottles be refilled ✘ No not recommended Yes no problem
Can be recycled  Yes where facilities exist No they biodegrade and return to nature
Releases harmful toxins when incinerated ✘ Yes No
Greenhouse gases savings during production ✘– 60%
Oil saved ✘– 1 litre for every 24 500ml bottles produced