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HOW The Coca-Cola Company is working hard to

ensure the company reduces its environmental


footprint while providing its customers with
IS COMMITTED relevant and safe products, in fully recyclable
packaging. Here are just some of the
TO SUSTAINABILITY environmental initiatives we're working on.

1. THE WORLD WITHOUT


WASTE COMMITMENT 2. SIGNING THE OCEAN
PLASTICS CHARTER
Recognizing the threat of marine litter,
The Coca-Cola Company joined with
government representatives and industry
The Coca-Cola Company has pledged to leaders from around the globe to support
collect and recycle the equivalent of every the charter, a government and industry
bottle or can it sells by 2030. commitment to prevent waste and ensure
plastics are designed to be recovered and
reused or recycled.

THE LAUNCH OF

3. PLANTBOTTLE ®
PACKAGING
PlantBottle ® is the first fully recyclable
PET plastic bottle made with up to
30% plant-based material. As
of 2016, The Coca-Cola Company has

4.
distributed about 45 billion PlantBottle ®
packages in 44 countries.
PACKAGE DESIGN

5.
ADOPTION OF NEW The Coca-Cola Company is
focusing its R&D efforts on
MOUTHPIECE DESIGN
building better packages and
exploring packaging-free
Powerade’s new sports alternatives. Currently in North
cap uses less plastic America, its products are 99%
resin and reduces the recyclable with the aim to be at
weight of beverage 100% across our entire product
bottles by 9%. portfolio by 2025.

6. WASHED AWAY ADHESIVE


An adhesive used on Simply and
smartwater products allows labels
7.
A COMMITMENT
TO WATER
NEUTRALITY
to be separated from PET plastic The Coca-Cola
bottles more easily to ensure Company made
compatibility with the recycling a commitment
stream. to be water
neutral
globally by

8.
2020
PACKAGE-FREE and achieved that goal five years
ALTERNATIVES ahead of schedule. In Canada, the
company is on track to meet the
2020 commitment and replenish
100% of the water used in beverages
and their manufacturing.

These include initiatives such as the Dasani Purefill


pilot in the U.S., which allows consumers to fill their
own reusable bottles at dispensers, and Coca-Cola
9. REFRIGERATION

We've invested more than $100


Freestyle, which is implementing smart design, such
million over the past decade to
as reusable micro-chipped cups that reduce
make Coca-Cola refrigeration
packaging footprints.
systems and coolers more efficient
and environmentally responsible.
This includes meeting ENERGY
STAR standards and switching to
HFC-free refrigerants, ultimately
This infographic was created by the increasing energy efficiency by 40
Public Affairs and Communications per cent and reducing greenhouse
team at Coca-Cola Canada. gas emissions by 75%.