17 May '11, 5pm

Your soda just got sustainable: Pepsi develops compostable & recyclable cups for fountain drinks

Your soda just got sustainable: Pepsi develops compostable & recyclable cups for fountain drinks

Pepsi unveiled its new line of recyclable and compostable fountain drink cups for quick-service restaurants, stadiums and other large venues. Photo: PepsiCo The next time you fill up your fountain drink at the baseball game, see if the following message is printed on your cup: “Wow, Our Cups are Fully Recyclable.” If so, you’ve got your hands on one of PepsiCo’s new eco-friendly cups. The food- and beverage-maker today unveiled its new line of recyclable and compostable fountain drink cups for quick-service restaurants, stadiums, theme parks and universities. The five new cup options will allow these restaurants and large venues to choose the cup that can be accepted by their local recycling and composting programs. Find your local recycling solution for plastic The three clear plastic cup options include a cup made from 20 percent post-consumer recycled plastic. The other...

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