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deSter partners with Eastman to get rid of single-use plastic waste in the airline industry

Tritan Renew, an innovative material for the production of reusable in-flight drinkware

deSter, a leading global provider of innovative service ware and food packaging concepts for the travel and food service industries, and Eastman, a global specialty materials company, are collaborating to bring innovation to the airline industry by introducing reusable in-flight drinkware made with Tritan™ Renew.

“The airline industry generates 6.1 million tons of plastic waste per year, representing 2% of the world’s plastic waste and more than 50% of aircraft waste.* We see tremendous potential to eliminate this waste with reusable service ware. For drinking cups, we have to find a durable and sustainable material to meet the design and operational challenges. Tritan Renew is one of the materials with the greatest potential to meet this demanding challenge ,” says Philippe De Naeyer, Director Sustainability at deSter.

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