If you read the headline above, your first question might have been: What is polyethylene terephthalate? Generally, we simply refer to this as PET or PETE, and it is simply a common type of thermoplastic. Here are a few quick facts about this thermoplastic. If you drink carbonated beverages in plastic bottles, then you probably have used many PETE products. PETE is a particularly good plastic for holding liquids for several reasons. It is able not only to contain water,…