A big step for the environment?
Coca-Cola France announced on Friday that it would upgrade its plastic bottles.
From the end of 2022, the caps will now be attached to the bottles.
One way to prevent them from ending up in the wild, reports
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This technique is already used by other brands, such as Cristaline or St-Yorre.
In its press release, the group indicates that it wants to “collect and recycle better”.
Thus, absolutely all plastic bottles of Coca-Cola will be affected by this new measure.
In addition, the brand has specified that the 50 cl bottles of several products will be made with 100% recycled plastic from next April.
Every day, alongside @CocaColaEP_FR, we work on improving our packaging!
Today, we are happy to announce the arrival at the end of 2022 of the caps attached to our bottles!
An innovation allowing better collection & recycling ♻️ pic.twitter.com/cIOIWHJFYX
- Coca-Cola France (@cocacolafr) October 15, 2021
One of the biggest polluters in the world
In particular, Sprite, Fanta, Classic Coca-Cola, sugar-free and light products are concerned.
More broadly, the brand also announces that it wants to use only recycled plastic by 2030. One way to avoid the annual use of 200,000 tonnes of plastic in Europe, according to its figures.
Coca-Cola has been named the world's worst plastic polluter for three years in a row by Greenpeace.
In addition, the company is said to be one of the biggest polluters in the world along with Nestlé and Pepsi Co. Coca-Cola is also accused by several NGOs of not making any efforts to actually reduce the production of plastic, while continuing to pursue partnerships. with the oil industry.
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