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Coca-Cola increased its production of plastic bottles by a billion last year

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Coca-Cola bottles collected by Greenpeace volunteers during a beach clean in Mull, Scotland. Photograph: Will Rose/Will Rose / Greenpeace

Increase puts Coke’s production at more than 110bn single-use plastic bottles a year, according to analysis by the green group

October 2, 2017 — Coca-Cola increased its production of throwaway plastic bottles last year by well over a billion, according to analysis by Greenpeace. Continue reading Coca-Cola increased its production of plastic bottles by a billion last year

Tackling the plastic bottle crisis and our wider disregard for nature

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Plastic bottles awaiting recycling in Germany. Too many plastic bottles are manufactured globally, says British MP Caroline Lucas. Photograph: imageBroker/Rex/Shutterstock

Green co-leader Caroline Lucas says she hopes to build a cross-party coalition to stop bottle wastage, while other correspondents offer their thoughts on protecting the environment

June 30, 2017 — The Guardian’s coverage of the global plastic bottle crisis (Surge in plastic bottle use sparks global alert, 29 June) has been powerful and compelling. Like so many of the environmental Continue reading Tackling the plastic bottle crisis and our wider disregard for nature