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Coca Cola to Launch Major Recycling Iniative At London Olympics


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- 2534 days ago - treehugger.com
Coca Cola has announced plans to collect all clear PET plastic bottles at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and recycle them into 80 million new plastic bottles. Reports say the recycling effort is expected to collect about one-fifth of all



   

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wolfNoFwdsPls a (135)
Wednesday November 9, 2011, 11:19 pm
caca cola = the pitome of JUNK; devoid of any nutritional value; harmful to and degrading humans; a WMD; no amount of attempted greenWASHING can help that.
 

Cristian S (18)
Wednesday November 9, 2011, 11:38 pm
@wolf: -> However cigarettes are a million times worse, and yet i don't see them recycling in anyway.

Noted, thank you
 

Rose Becke (141)
Thursday November 10, 2011, 12:16 am
I don't drink coke but it is good news
 

Stelizan L (258)
Friday November 11, 2011, 1:31 am
Good idea, they should start it all over the planet - we don't really drink Coke but all the youngsters do and the number of empty bottles we end up with, never fails to amaze me. I've converted them into garden bird feeders and extra watering 'pods' but just cannot keep up!
 

. (0)
Friday November 11, 2011, 11:12 am
As the number one soft drink on the planet, I'm glad to read Coke has decided to take some environmental responsibility.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday November 11, 2011, 11:43 am
lol but they bribed the grand canyon with a 13 mil 'donation' so they wouldnt ban plastic bottles.
 

Bruce Van Tassell (7)
Friday November 11, 2011, 2:27 pm
How about loosening up with your billions to settle with the abuses you have caused your employees.
 

Marie G (0)
Friday November 11, 2011, 3:06 pm
Coke should be banned altogether - it dissolves metal
 

Kate Kenner (215)
Friday November 11, 2011, 3:54 pm
I'm no fan of Coca Cola but I do like this action. At least in this instance trash will be kept out of landfills. they have a long way to go though.
 

Roni Jo Patterson (4)
Friday November 11, 2011, 8:37 pm
Yeah, would only Coca Cola treat their employees as well as their precious PR.
 

Nigel Goodman (7)
Friday November 11, 2011, 9:02 pm

COKE GREEN WASH
- look at the billions of COKE bottles not collected
and if collected - lots go to trash anyway - COKE don't care
 

Donna Hamilton (159)
Friday November 11, 2011, 9:26 pm
It's a start, I suppose.
 

Marianna molnar woods (9)
Saturday November 12, 2011, 4:42 am
noted
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday November 12, 2011, 7:08 am
Coca Cola routinely hires death squads around the world to intimidate workers and to silence their leaders. Coca Cola ruins entire regions by depleting the available drinking water just to make their product. If you are drinking a coke, then you are participating in GENOCIDE. Pepsi is no different.
 

M B (62)
Saturday November 12, 2011, 11:17 am
I don't trust Coca Cola. Once I've seen them throwing away perfectly good office chairs (red colored with the logo), and when I contacted them about the chairs they said it was a "misunderstanding; no chair was thrown away". But I know what I saw with my very own eyes !! They don't care about "health" and "environment".
 

Helle H (21)
Saturday November 12, 2011, 2:23 pm
Why should this only happen in London. This garbage is everywhere.
 

Alicia N (87)
Monday November 14, 2011, 8:06 am
It's a start; Now this should be happening too in our " fabulous America "
 
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