Innovating and Investing in our Environment
Beverage companies are working with local leaders and environmental groups nationally to reduce plastic, cut our carbon footprint, conserve vital resources and keep the places we live and work litter-free. Industry and government can work together on the environment. It helps two bottom lines: the Earth’s, and our own.
We’ve reduced our water use by 14% per unit over five years.
We’ve voluntarily phased our HFCs equal to taking 15 million cars off the road.
We’ve imported average fleet milers per gallon by 13% since 2010.
Through light weighting and packaging reduction we’ve saved hundreds of millions of pounds of raw materials industry-wide.
America’s leading beverage companies are members of The Recycling Partnership, which has helped improve recycling in 50 million households to date.
The Coca-Cole Company is saving annual emissions of 315,000 metric tons of CO2 thanks to its PlantBottle™ packaging.
Keurig Dr. Pepper DR has given 5,200 recycling bins to communities to expand recycling in public places.
PepsiCo removed 100 million pounds of packaging from the market in a single year.