Pilot Uses Recycled Plastic Bottles to Manufacture B2P Pens

Published on April 21, 2012 at 12:30 AM

By Cameron Chai

The landfills are getting dumped by approximately 2.5 M of plastic bottles, each and every hour. Pilot Pen, a provider of writing instruments, has announced that it has introduced Bottle 2 Pen (B2P), by converting an ecological threat into a green hero.

Bottle 2 Pen (B2P)

This new B2P pens are made using 89% of post-consumer recycled plastic water bottles, wherein one plastic bottle can be transformed in to two B2P pens. The B2P Gel pen contains identical vibrant gel ink as used in the company’s best-selling G2 pen. This year, the company has expanded its B2P family with the launching of the B2P Ballpoint pen. This pen is manufactured from domestically sourced bottles in the U.S., wherein those bottles have 83% of post-consumer recycled plastic bottles. These two pens are retractable and can be filled again for smooth writing. The manufacturing of B2P encourages the recycling process and converts trash into useful products and also decreases the waste dumped in to landfills.

According to Consumer Marketing and Marketing Research’s Director, Ariann Langsam, plastic bottles dumped into landfills are almost 50% of recyclable waste. Pilot Pen desired to identify a new way to manufacture an eco-friendly pen by recycling plastic water bottles, he added.

The company’s V Board Master Whiteboard Markers are manufactured using 91% of recycled content. Dense and vivid ink enables a clear view of the written text even from a distance. Reliable color intensity has been offered by the patented Twin Pipe Feed System for every single word. The long-lasting ink is eco-friendly and can be refilled up to 4 times.

Source: http://www.pilotpen.us/

Comments
  1. Karen Komara Karen Komara United States says:

    I purchased the B2P 2 Pen Gel Roller Set .. and I felt really good about my purchase .. that is until I say they were made in Japan. We have an over abundance of plastic bottles right here in the USA ..... We NEED more companies like YOURS to use our resources right here in the USA .. please reconsider the choices you make for your customers . KEK

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