14 Jul '11, 7pm

Pepsi Unveils First 100-Percent Recycled Soda Bottle - Earth911.com

Pepsi Unveils First 100-Percent Recycled Soda Bottle - Earth911.com

The new 7UP EcoGreen Bottle, North America’s first soda bottle made from 100 recycled plastic, will hit Canadian stores in early August. Photo: PepsiCo Why can’t beverage makers recycle plastic soda bottles back into new soda bottles? Creating a 100-recycled, food-grade bottle that can withstand the pressure of carbonation from soft drinks has proven to be a challenge for manufacturers. But now PepsiCo announced it has successfully developed North America’s first soda bottle made from 100 percent recycled PET plastic – the 7UP EcoGreen Bottle, which will hit Canadian stores next month. The bottle’s introduction to Canada will reduce the amount of virgin plastic that PepsiCo Beverages Canada uses by approximately 6 million pounds annually, the company said. Studies by the Association for Post-Consumer Plastic Recyclers estimate that the new bottle will also cut greenhouse g...

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