Sprite switches to clear plastic bottles

Person holding green sprite bottle

The iconic green plastic sprite bottle is getting a new look. Coca-Cola announced that starting August 1, they will be changing all new bottles of Sprite to clear plastic bottles to support the circular economy for plastic packaging. When bottles are recycled, coloured plastics are separated from clear plastic items to avoid discolouring recycled materials into new bottles. Coca-Cola reports that taking colours out of the plastics will increase the likelihood of being remade into new bottles. Read about Coca-Cola’s other initiatives to help boost the recyclability of their plastic packaging.

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