coke reveals new green packaging coke reveals new green packaging
nov 24, 2009

coke reveals new green packaging

coke reveals new green packagingall images courtesy of coca-cola




coca-cola revealed their new plastic bottles made from recycled plant materials will soon hit shelves in north america. the new bottles will soon be used on the coca-cola classic and dasani water bottles and are already in use in denmark. the bottles are made from up to 30% plant-based waste materials and are 100% recyclable. the aptly dubbed plantbottle packaging is made the by-product of sugarcane processing in brazil. while the bottles will contains up to 30% plant materials in north america, the danish version has about 50% recycled material and 15% plant material. coke hopes to eventually make 100% plant based plastic bottles.


following the announcement, we came across designer harc lee’s coke can concept that takes a similar sustainable approach. instead of wasteful inks on the can, lee’s design uses embossing to brand the aluminum can. this saves countless liters of ink and helps make the recycling process easier and less intensive.

  • Coca cola isn’t going to drop the red color from their cans. Red defines the brand. Let’s get real.

    Zee says:
  • the plain coke cans looks ace! Glad to see big companys doing their bit to stop [url=]climate change[/url]!

    jim says:
  • Umm…. isn’t ethanol already made from a plant-based material called ‘petroleum’??

    I think I smell a marketing rat!!

    Anders, Sydney says:
  • ethanol is just plain drinking alcohol!!!!!
    it is made from fermentation of sugar…. so nope… no petroleum there…

    wahh says:

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