Continue Reading... Coca-Cola admits it produces 3m tonnes of plastic packaging a year | Coca-Cola | The Guardian

Coca-Cola admits it produces 3m tonnes of plastic packaging a year | Coca-Cola | The Guardian

Coca-Cola has revealed for the first time it produces 3m tonnes of plastic packaging a year – equivalent to 200,000 bottles a minute – as a report calls on other global companies to end the secrecy over their plastic footprint. The data from the soft drinks manufacturer was provided to the campaigner Ellen MacArthur, who is pushing for major companies and governments to do more to tackle plastic pollution. The figures – which the company has refused in the past to disclose – reveal the amount of plastic packaging Coca-Cola produced.

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