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Coke reaches out for ideas on how to increase recycling in the UK


April 3, 2014 9:07 am ET

Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd. (CCE) has launched a new recycling challenge campaign to get more United Kingdom households recycling their plastic bottles after research found most other European countries recycled far more.

Coke testing shrink sleeve designed for easier recycling


December 10, 2013 4:02 pm ET

Full-wrap shrink sleeve labels are a marketer’s dream and a recycler’s nightmare. But one of the largest companies in the world believes it is on to a solution for a problem that’s been creeping up on the PET recycling industry in recent years.

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Alliance eyes bioplastics sustainability


December 5, 2013 3:01 pm ET

A well-known conservation group, along with some of the most famous companies in the world, wants to have a say in how the bioplastics industry develops in the years ahead.

Dasani sales push PlantBottle use


November 19, 2013 1:45 pm ET

ATLANTA — Leaders of Coca-Cola Co., the world's largest user of PET, have a goal of using 100 percent plant-based resin in all its PET bottles, a top Coke researcher said at the Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Blow Molding Conference.

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Plastics play a role in Dean Kamen's water purification system


September 4, 2013 3:07 pm ET

CHICAGO — Dean Kamen had an idea about how to bring clean water to the developing world.

UK Coke bottler encouraging consumers to recycle creatively


August 20, 2013 1:14 pm ET

Coca-Cola Enterprises has kicked off a six-week long sustainability initiative, "Don't Waste. Create," designed to boost the re-use and recycling of post-consumer plastic bottles containing its products.

Coke and Tesco team up to encourage recycling in the UK


June 12, 2013 11:04 am ET

Soft drinks giant Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has teamed up with supermarket chain Tesco to encourage consumers to do more recycling at home.

Coca-Cola invests in Greek recycling


May 21, 2013 12:16 pm ET

THESPROTIA, GREECE — Coca-Cola Hellenic, the Greek division of Coca-Cola, has invested in a 10 percent stake in a new PET recycling plant in Thesprotia.

Cola-Cola launching PlantBottle in China


May 9, 2013 11:37 am ET

SHANGHAI — Coca-Cola Co. announced in April it is launching its PlantBottle package to distribute Coca-Cola, Sprite and Fanta in the massive Chinese market.

Australia backs container deposits in the Northern Territory


May 1, 2013 1:59 pm ET

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA — The Australian Government will introduce regulations to legalize the Northern Territory Government's container deposit scheme (CDS).

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