Recycling – Coca-Cola Introduces Bottles made from 100% Recycled PET

On February 9, 2021, Coca-Cola announced that its brands Coke, Diet Coke, Coke Zero Sugar and Coca-Cola Flavors “… will debut a 13.2-oz. bottle made from 100% recycled PET (rPET) plastic this month in California, Florida and select states in the Northeast, with other sparkling beverage brands following this summer … The new 13.2-oz. bottle … uses less plastic and offers a convenient, sippable portion size … 20-oz. bottles made with 100% rPET [will rollout] in California, New York and Texas starting this month … The U.S. is the 19th market to roll out bottles made of recycled packaging, bringing The Coca-Cola Company closer to its World Without Waste goal of making bottles with 50% recycled content by 2030 … More than 94% of the company’s North American packaging is currently recyclable …” - The web link to the announcement is included in the post on the home page of Plastic Food Packaging Waste News at #Coca-Cola #PlasticWaste #Recycling #SingleUsePlastic