Smart Tech Beverage companies aim to get bottles recycled, not trashed Updated : November 03, 2019 03:16 PM IST China's decision last year to cut back drastically on the recycling it accepts from the US also put a spotlight on the problem. Only around 6 percent of US bottles are made from recycled plastic. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.