09 Mar '12, 2pm

Coca-Cola Pilots Plant-Based Soda Bottle via @Earth911

Coca-Cola Pilots Plant-Based Soda Bottle via @Earth911

A look at the Dasani and Coca-Cola PlantBottle. Photo: Coca-Cola. Plastic bottles are about the farthest thing away from plants, but Coca-Cola found a way to make it possible. First they did it with the company’s bottled water label, Dasani. Now, Coke is expanding its PlantBottle line to soda products in select southern U.S. cities. The PlantBottle reduces the use of petroleum-based products when compared to traditional plastic bottles by using 30 percent plant-based materials. Normally, plastic bottles are made from two ingredients – purified terephthalic acid (PET) and mono-ethylene glycol (MEG). While the PlantBottle still uses PET, the bottle’s MEG is created using sugarcane – cutting its use of fossil fuels. READ: Biodegradable Gum is Easy to Get Off Your Shoe In select markets, that is. Atlanta, Birmingham and Nashville are the first cities to be introduced to the 12...

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