CNBC Story on Coca-Cola and PepsiCo Breaking Ties with Plastic Lobbying Group

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo break ties with plastic lobbying group amid mounting scrutiny over pollution” is a July 23 CNBC story. It continues: “… Facing public pressure over contributions to plastic pollution, drink makers Coca-Cola and PepsiCo are cutting ties this year with … [the] Plastics Industry Association … [largely because the] positions the organization was taking … were not fully consistent with …” Coca-Cola goals and because PepsiCo “… does not participate in the policy advocacy work of the association …”. Both firms have “… pledged to reduce plastic waste and fix U.S. recycling. Coca-Cola says that by 2025, all its packaging will be recyclable, reusable or compostable. Pepsi also aims to have its products be recyclable, compostable or biodegradable by 2025 …”