Tetra Pak's investment in recycling line with Obeikan Paper Industries

In 2017, Tetra Pak took a significant step towards advancing recycling initiatives by investing in a groundbreaking recycling line in collaboration with Obeikan Paper Industries (OPI) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. This marked the first-ever investment of its kind not only in Saudi Arabia but also across the entire Arabian region.

Conveyor belt with material for recycling

Tetra Pak's state-of-the-art equipment demonstrated remarkable efficiency in recycling collected used cartons. The collaboration with Obeikan Paper Industries enabled the development of a cutting-edge recycling line, paving the way for a sustainable approach to carton package recycling. The innovative process efficiently converted used cartons into high-quality pulp, laying the foundation for producing a diverse range of end products.

The successful trials and investment have laid the groundwork for a promising future in carton recycling within Saudi Arabia and the Arabian region. Establishing the recycling line signifies a significant milestone in the journey towards creating a circular economy for carton packages. By efficiently recycling used cartons and transforming them into valuable pulp, Tetra Pak and Obeikan Paper Industries contribute to reducing waste and promoting sustainable practices.

Processing cartons for recycling

Saudi Arabia

Companies involved
OPI (Obeikan Paper Industries)

Tetra Pak contacts
Piva Marcelo