Why recycled polyester is better

You can get polyester from recycled plastic water bottles Polyester is a synthetic fabric that’s made from oil. It’s often used in clothing, but it can also be recycled into other products like carpets and insulation. A plastic water bottle is made from a type of plastic called polyethylene terephthalate (PET), which is the same stuff used to make polyester. The recycling process for both materials is similar; after you separate them out from other trash, they’re melted down and turned into pellets that…