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Coca-Cola Says It Won’t Break Free From Plastic Bottles

Coca-Cola Says It Won’t Break Free From Plastic Bottles

Despite its status as the world’s No. 1 corporate plastic polluter, Coca-Cola won’t be phasing out its single-use plastic bottles anytime soon. The reason? Customers like them too much, the company’s head of sustainability Bea Perez told BBC News at the World Economic Forum in Davos Tuesday. Perez said that customers value the bottles because […]

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    Coca-Cola Sees Public Health Debate as ‘a Growing War,’ Documents Reveal

    Coca-Cola Sees Public Health Debate as ‘a Growing War,’ Documents Reveal

    Coca-Cola intentionally funded the Global Energy Balance Network (GEBN) as a “weapon” in a “growing war between the public health community and private industry” on the causes of obesity, according to a press release sent to EcoWatch by consumer group U.S. Right to Know. The quotes come from documents obtained in a Freedom of Information […]

    Report: 64% of Bottled Water Is Tap Water, Costs 2000x More

    Report: 64% of Bottled Water Is Tap Water, Costs 2000x More

    By Julia Conley Bottled water companies have relied on predatory marketing practices and exorbitant lobbying efforts to sell Americans on the inaccurate belief that pre-packaged water is cleaner and safer than tap water—a notion that is costing U.S. households about $16 billion per year. In a new report entitled “Take Back the Tap,” Food & […]

    18 Documentaries That Will Inspire, Outrage and Mobilize

    18 Documentaries That Will Inspire, Outrage and Mobilize

    By Eva Perroni Film is an incredible tool for effecting change in the food system with its unique ability to educate, inspire and grow the movement for sustainable food and farming. Film can transport viewers to unseen territories, from Colombian coffee-growing regions to the bottom of the ocean, and unveil the stories, struggles and triumphs […]

    Greenpeace Slams Coca-Cola Plastic Announcement as ‘Dodging the Main Issue’

    Greenpeace Slams Coca-Cola Plastic Announcement as ‘Dodging the Main Issue’

    By Louise Edge Friday Greenpeace criticized Coca-Cola’s new global plastics plan for failing to address the urgency of ocean plastic pollution. The long awaited policy from the world’s largest soft drink company featured a series of measures weaker than those previously announced for Europe and the UK. The plan failed to include any reduction of […]