Sunday, April 18, 2010

Green Supply Chain News: Coke Rolls Out New Plastic Bottle made in Part from Plant Material

30% Made from Sugar Cane, but Still Fully Recyclable; Goal is 100%, Company Says..

Traditionally, plastic soft drink bottles are made out of polyethylene terephthalate, or PET, a form of polyester made, ultimately, from petroleum.

The new packaging still contains some 70% oil-based plastic material, but will now also be made using plant-based raw materials for the other 30% of the total.

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