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Coca-Cola closing its recycling division


October 30, 2014 3:50 pm ET

Beverage giant says it wants to work with suppliers

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Recyclers see progress on shrink-sleeve labels for PET bottles


October 3, 2014 2:09 pm ET

This year, things are looking better and better for the future recyclability of shrink-sleeve labels.

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Coca-Cola sustainability report highlights PlantBottle usage


October 1, 2014 12:47 pm ET

Coca-Cola Co. has now distributed more than 25 billion PlantBottles since their introduction five years ago.

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With help from Coke, Virent boosts production of bio-based paraxylene


September 9, 2014 4:52 pm ET

WASHINGTON — Bioplastics developer Virent is ramping up operations in Madison, Wis., thanks to additional investment from Coca-Cola Co.

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Coca-Cola bottler brings preform molding in-house in France


June 24, 2014 11:01 am ET

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has started injection molding preforms for PET bottles — some of which have recycled PET content — at its facility in Grigny, France.

UK leaders fund study on ways to increase laminated packaging recyling


June 24, 2014 10:05 am ET

A consortium including the retailer Tesco and consumer brands Nestlé and Coca-Cola and waste management company Sita has received a Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) funding to explore ways to increase the amount of flexible laminate packaging that is collected and recycled in England.

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Finished with your Coke? Turn the empty bottle into a phone case.


June 20, 2014 9:22 am ET

Coca-Cola Co. has teamed with 3D Systems Corp. and its chief creative director, the musician Will.i.am, to develop a 3-D printing system that uses PET from recycled Coke bottles.

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Bioplastics alliance looks to guide supply chain


June 11, 2014 11:00 am ET

The Bioplastics Feedstock Alliance (BFA), a group of brand owners including Coca-Cola Co. and Unilever NV, is assessing criteria for sustainable biomass production in the wake of data that suggests global demand for bio-based and biodegradable...

Groups say Closed Loop Fund better off investing in existing projects


June 6, 2014 12:02 pm ET

A self-described group of public interest organizations is going after the newly created $100 million Closed Loop Fund established to boost recycling.

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New caps give Coke bottles '2nd Lives'


May 29, 2014 11:49 am ET

In Asia, Coca-Cola Co. is handing out unusual bottle caps that turn empty plastic bottles into totally new objects, like paintbrushes, water squirt guns, lamps and pencil sharpeners.

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