Plastic pollution has become one of the most pressing problems of the 21st Century with plastic waste becoming near ubiquitous. It is estimated that just in 2016, the world produced over 320 million tons of plastic, and this number is set to double by 2034. Plastic waste even makes its way into our oceans with 8 million pieces of plastic pollution per day polluting our waters and destroying the habitat for hundreds of species. It is now believed that there may be around 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic in the ocean weighing in total up to 269,000 tonnes . An innovative solution It’s been crystal clear for a long time that the situation is dire and something needs to be done, and fast. Luckily, Coca-Cola stepped up to the challenge and came up with one innovative and rather effective solution. The firm is replacing its plastic wrapping in Europe with a new paper board technology. This new tech is called the KeelClip and it is a first for the non-alcohol ready-to-drink (NARTD) industry. The innovative solution is a result of the joint initiative between Coca‑Cola and its strategic bottling partners Coca‑Cola HBC and Coca‑Cola European Partners. Using KeelClips, Coca-Cola […]

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