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Coca-Cola goes green launches “World Without Waste” campaign

10 October 2018 9:52 AM
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The company will no longer supply plastic straws and plans to make all primary packaging 100% recyclable.

Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages has taken a decision to stop supplying customers with plastic straws in an attempt to curb waste produced by the manufacturing sector.

The decision is in line with The Coca-Cola Company’s “World Without Waste” campaign launched earlier this year.

Public Affairs and Communications Manager, Priscilla Urquhart, says after thorough investigations they have decided to supply biodegradable paper straws to their customers instead.

Read: Why consumers need to wake up to plastic waste (and start recycling)

We have already started making a change towards our returnable packaging as well as returnable glass bottles

Priscilla Urquhart, public affairs and communications manager

We currently have in the market a returnable 1.5 litre bottle and several glass packaging options.

Priscilla Urquhart, public affairs and communications manager

Consumers will start seeing a lot of this returnable packaging in their local stores.

Priscilla Urquhart, public affairs and communications manager

To hear the rest of the conversation with Priscilla Urquhart, listen below:

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10 October 2018 9:52 AM
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