Coca-Cola and Rivals Fail to Meet Plastic Pledges
by Judith Evans
Financial Times
September 16, 2020

Coca-Cola and other drinksmakers have repeatedly failed to meet their own targets on recycling and the use of recycled plastic, casting doubt on industry pledges to cut the use of virgin plastics made directly from fossil fuels by 2025.

Coca-Cola is one of the worst offenders among consumer goods groups for missing its own targets, according to a report by the Changing Markets Foundation, a campaign group.

In 1990, the world’s largest beverage company committed to making its bottles from 25 per cent recycled content by 2015, but has only reached 10 per cent in the three decades since, despite setting several new versions of the goal, the foundation said.

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