17 März 2012

Coca-Cola plant bottle™ vs. Pepsico Green Bottle:

The giant’s war!

In 2009, Coca-Cola announced their new environmentally-friendly bottle named: Plant-Bottle™. The Plant-Bottle was a major innovation in the packaging field of area because of its renewable content. The Coca-Cola’s bottle contains 22, 5% of bio-based content and 25% of recycled PET. 30% renewable content in mass of the plastic is in fact obtained from the monoethylene glycol (MEG) derived from the sugarcane. The other 70% by weight is a petroleum-based PTA which is not already obtainable with the plants.

This move enables the firm to save an important part of its C02 consumption.

… Full Text: http://bioplastic-innovation.com/2012/03/17/coca-cola-plant-bottle-vs-pepsico-green-bottle-the-giants-war/

Tags: The Plant-Bottle™, Green bottle

Source: Bioplastic innovations, 2012-03-17.

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