Coca-Cola says it ‘replenished’ all the water it used to make its soft drinks
Coca-Cola Company says it has fully “replenished” all the water it uses globally to make billions of bottles of soft drinks, juices and purified H20.
The Atlanta-based beverage giant recently estimated it had returned roughly 192 billion liters of water to the communities and watersheds near hundreds of its bottling plants in 2015 — or about 115 percent of all the water used in Coca-Cola’s beverages last year.
It did so by treating wastewater from its bottling facilities, building clean drinking water projects in impoverished areas, planting trees and native grasses to catch rainfall, and other initiatives to help offset Coca-Cola’s massive water footprint. Read more…