PepsiCo to Offer Aluminum Can Packaging for Water Bottles

PepsiCo will offer aluminum can packaging for its AQUAFINA water brand in US Food Service Outlets; will package its LIFEWTR in 100% rPET (recycled polyethylene terephthalate); and will no longer offer its sparkling water brand ‘bubly’ in plastic. This, according to a PepsiCo June 27, 2019 news release that notes that the changes go into effect next year and "… reinforce and advance PepsiCo's goals to by 2025 make 100% of its packaging recyclable, compostable, or biodegradable and use 25% recycled plastic content in all its plastic packaging …”. The company recognizes “… the significant role PepsiCo can play in helping to change the way society makes, uses, and disposes of plastics. We are doing our part to address the issue head on by reducing, recycling and reinventing our packaging to make it more sustainable, and we won't stop until we live in a world where plastics are renewed and reused ...”