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    Ingeo cold-drink cups have smaller footprint than PP or PET

    December 20, 2010 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    A new lifecycle assessment conducted by PE Americas, a leading environmental sustainability consultancy, found that Ingeo bioplastic cold cups from NatureWorks LLC of Minnetonka, Minn, have a lower carbon footprint from sourcing through end of life in landfills than comparable cups made with either polypropylene (PP) or polyethylene terephthalate (PET).

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