The world has a packaging problem and as the world’s biggest beverage company we recognise we have a responsibility to help solve it. We don’t want beverage containers in our oceans or landfill, we want them to be collected and recycled so they can have another life.
In New Zealand, all of our plastic bottles under 1 litre and all of our water bottles in all sizes are made from 100% recycled plastic. Our caps and labels are not currently made from recycled content but we are exploring technical options to help us address this. We also invested in the first
To help NZ move towards a circular economy in plastic, we welcomed the Ministry for the Environment’s announcement that a container return scheme is in development.
- Coca-Cola Signs On as Global Implementation Partner for The Ocean Cleanup’s River Project
- Coca-Cola joins Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Plastics Pact to work towards a circular economy
Coca-ColaFoundation: Marine litter clean up programme in Auckland’s waterways
- What if plastic never became waste - The Washington Post
A World Without Waste:
Coca-ColaAnnounces Ambitious Sustainable Packaging Goal