Coca-Cola Japan will increase recycling rate of used plastic bottles to 90%

Beverage maker Coca-Cola Japan Co. aims to increase the recycling rate of used plastic bottles to 90% by 2030.

Beverage maker Coca-Cola Japan Co. said it was aiming to raise the percentage of recycled materials to produce plastic bottles it uses up to 90% by 2030, a much higher level than the 50 level. % by target set by 2030 of parent corporation in the US.

The initiative comes as Japanese rivals of Coca-Cola Japan are planning to implement similar environmentally friendly solutions.

As of 2018, the bottles of water used by Coca-Cola Japan have a recycling rate of about 17%. Coca-Cola Japan plans to increase the percentage to 50% by 2022 and 90% by 2030.

Coca-Cola Japan President Jorge Garduno believes that the initiatives leading to creating a world without waste that the Coca-Cola Japan network is pursuing are exemplars of recycling plastic resources. advanced in the world.

According to Mr. Garduno, the rate of collecting and recycling plastic bottles in Japan is higher than in Europe and the US.

In addition, Coca-Cola Japan also said that by 2030, it will introduce all new water bottles made entirely from recycled or plant-derived materials.

This means eliminating the use of materials derived from fossil fuels.

Meanwhile, Suntory Holdings Ltd. There are plans to produce all the global bottles of water used by 2030 from recycled or plant-derived materials.

As for Kirin Beverage Co., Japan, launched in Japan, a canned tea made entirely from recycled materials.

The Japanese government also set a goal of reducing 25% of non-recyclable plastic waste by 2030./.