Meet The New Eco-Friendly Square Coke Bottle

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Meet The New Eco-Friendly Square Coke Bottle

By Jerry James Stone
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Coke creates new eco-friendly square bottle to cut back on waste. http://3bl.me/d6aav8
Saturday, April 3, 2010 - 3:01pm

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Industrial designer Andrew Kim has created a new Coke bottle design that could significantly change the sodamaker's footprint. For every 4 bottles currently shipped, the square bottle design could ship 6. This means every shipping container could hold 4,000 more bottles of Coke. 

Kim also considered that Americans use 2 million plastic bottles every 5 minutes, so he made the bottle itself green. It is  100% plant based, made entirely from sugar cane byproducts. Which is amusing since Coke hasn't been made from sugar since 1985. Am I the only one who thinks the whole "New Coke" dibacle was really just a way to cover up the switch to High Fructose Corn Syrup?

So I propose a new Pepsi Challenge, which soda giant can make the greenest bottle first?

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Keywords: Coca-Cola | Packaging | Pepsi | Soda | Soft drinks | bottling | coke | plastics | sugar cane

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