Coca-Cola most common littered brand on UK beaches, says study

Coca-Cola bottles and cans were the most prevalent branded litter on beaches in the UK, a report has found, as campaigners call on the government to get on with introducing a deposit return scheme.

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Coca-Cola sued for false advertising over sustainability claims

The company is the number one plastic waste generator in the world, yet markets itself as green, suit alleges.
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A candid conversation with Méllisa Mialon about conflicts of interest

After studying food engineering, Mélissa Mialon investigated nutrition for her PhD and now applies her industry background to spotlight food companies' lobbying and political tactics to market foods that are sometimes harmful.

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Topo Chico cuts PFAS levels by more than half

New tests by Consumer Reports found Topo Chico cut PFAS levels by more than half, but levels in the popular carbonate water brand were still above a cutoff some experts think is more appropriate.
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Coca-Cola trials paper bottles to address plastic pollution. But is it actually good for the environment?

Research suggests that paper requires more energy and greenhouse gas emissions to produce than plastic.
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Coke's newest bottle is made from paper

The company is testing alternatives to replace the millions of tons of plastic it uses every year.
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Topo Chico Cuts PFAS Levels by More Than Half - Consumer Reports

New tests by Consumer Reports found Topo Chico cut PFAS levels by more than half, but levels in the popular carbonate water brand were still above a cutoff some experts think is more appropriate.
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Coca-Cola turns to 100% recycled plastic bottles in U.S.

Coca-Cola Co will sell its popular sodas in bottles made from 100% recycled plastic material in the United States, the beverage maker said on Tuesday, in a major shift to combat plastic waste and reduce its carbon footprint.
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Coca-cola es nuevamente el mayor culpable de los desechos plásticos en Filipinas

Las empresas multinacionales de alimentos y bebidas Coca-Cola, Nestlé y PepsiCo son las tres principales contribuyentes a los desechos plásticos del mundo, según un informe global realizado por grupos ecológicos en 51 países.

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Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Nestlé named top plastic polluters for third year in a row

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Nestlé have been accused of "zero progress" on reducing plastic waste, after being named the world's top plastic polluters for the third year in a row.

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Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Nestlé lead the '10 worst plastic polluters'

Break Free From Plastic says multinational corporations are pumping out so many single-use plastics that harmful plastic production could double by 2030 and possibly triple by 2050.
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Coca-Cola Amatil fears mine will pollute secret bottled water source with toxic chemicals

Coca-Cola Amatil fears its secret bottled water source in the NSW Southern Highlands is under threat from a major sand mine proposed for neighbouring land.

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Phillip Baker, Mark Lawrence, Priscilla Machado: The rise of ultra-processed foods and why they're really bad for our health

We looked at 37 studies which show eating ultra-processed foods is bad for our health. So why are we eating more of them than ever before?
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Why bioplastics will not solve the world's plastics problem

The idea that bottles and packaging made of plant-based material can simply be discarded and then break down and disappear is false – recycling and reuse are the only strategies that can work.

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