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A Greener Coke: Coca-Cola Life

Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, greenliving, protection )

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Neither Coca-Cola or soda in general bring to mind an image of eco-friendliness or healthy living. But now Coca-Cola is introducing a new line of pop to its Coke family that is meant to have a minimal environmental impact and be healthier as a result

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Kit B (276)
Monday August 19, 2013, 8:21 am

I think we might be better off using the glass bottle. For those few that do not remember, we paid a tiny deposit and turned in the empty bottle for a return of the deposit. That's a darn good way to get those bottles turned in and really recycled. Coke as a healthy product? Just how is corn syrup healthy? I figure Coke will be around for a long time, but people could stop making it a part of daily life. Red label or green it is still Coke.

Past Member (0)
Monday August 19, 2013, 9:09 am
I'm sure some people will have a problem with Coke using sugar and stevia ~ but those folks probably don't drink Coke anyway ~ and the plant-based bottle is only marginally better than traditional plastic. But for the average American consumer it's still an improvement ~ and those folks are not going to stop drinking Coke.

. (0)
Monday August 19, 2013, 10:30 am
I agree kit- return to deposit glass bottles. This is eco-friendly ,sideways.

Aileen P (40)
Monday August 19, 2013, 11:03 am
Noted. Thank you.

Valerie H (133)
Monday August 19, 2013, 11:25 am
.....NO COKE for this or whatever colour it is!

S S (0)
Monday August 19, 2013, 11:25 am
Thank you.

Peggy A (0)
Monday August 19, 2013, 11:29 am

Rehana VN (0)
Monday August 19, 2013, 11:33 am
Repackaging new but contents still the same:unhealthy.Plastic is still plastic. No fan of coke.

Roseann d (178)
Monday August 19, 2013, 11:33 am
Still not interested in Coca Cola or any soda. Yuk!

. (0)
Monday August 19, 2013, 12:30 pm
I remember picking up bottles for return. It was a way to make a few extra bucks in the summer time. I don't drink soda at all or fruit drinks unless I make them.

Ljiljana M (115)
Monday August 19, 2013, 12:52 pm
Interesting. Wonder how would it taste?
Thank you Cher.

James Maynard (84)
Monday August 19, 2013, 1:06 pm
Drinks always taste better to me coming from
a glass bottle as well. Haven't had a soda
now since early December of last year. Don't
actually miss it.

Muriel Servaege (53)
Monday August 19, 2013, 1:54 pm
Thank you. The easiest way not to drink coke is not to start drinking it.

Keith H (0)
Monday August 19, 2013, 2:07 pm
Don't drink it in any form.

Ann Breeden (65)
Monday August 19, 2013, 2:45 pm
Glass bottles is the way to go with a returnable. This way the landfills won't be filled up for millions of years. I stopped drinking Coke a long time ago.

Birgit W (160)
Monday August 19, 2013, 3:57 pm
Not very healthy anyway, thanks.

Jonathan Harper (0)
Tuesday August 20, 2013, 4:24 am

Lona G (80)
Tuesday August 20, 2013, 8:02 am
I don't trust anything brought to the market big companies like Coca-Cola. It's all self-serving and PR-driven. It'll increase their sales (again) and let their customers lull themselves to sleep, thinking they've done their bit for the environment now, while the effect is only marginal.
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