PLA VS PET

PET PLA
Will bio-degrade ✘ No, takes up to 1000 years Yes, in an industrial composter
Made from ✘ Oil Annually renewable plants
Leaches harmful chemicals into water ✘ Yes No
Can be recycled ✘ Yes, but down-cycled and always ends up in landfill Yes, and can be re-cycled into a whole new bottle, never ending in landfill
Releases harmful toxins when incinerated ✘ Yes No
Greenhouse gases savings during production ✘– Approx. 60%
Oil saved ✘– Approx. 1 litre for every 24 bottles