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Righting the wrongs – Reusables are the only way forward

by Awantika Pal, South Asia Network Organizer, #breakfreefromplastic | March 13, 2021

Refillable bottles were introduced by Coca-Cola in the 1940s and were the only way beverages were delivered. Those iconic glass Coca-Cola bottles were originally designed to be purchased, their fizzy contents consumed, and then returned to the company for reuse.  That changed in 1970s, when Coca Cola replaced them with single use plastic bottles. Fast forward to 2020 and we see Coca-Cola named as the #1 Top Global Polluter in our Brand-Audit results, a position it has held in BFFP global brand audits in 2018 and 2019 as well.

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February 2021

by admin | February 26, 2021

It’s a Wrap! The new #breakfreefromplastic Asia-Pacific Newsletter

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February 2021

by admin | February 26, 2021

BFFP Newsletter: 250+ Groups Urge the U.S. to Reduce Plastic Pollution, E.U. Open Letter on SUPs, Zero Waste Month in Asia-Pacific, and more… BFFP Newsletter: Commit to Reuse, Make “Throwaway Go Away,” Coca-Cola’s False Solutions, Spotlight on Zero Waste Cities in Asia, and more…

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January 2021

by admin | February 26, 2021

It’s a Wrap! The new #breakfreefromplastic Asia-Pacific Newsletter

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January 2021

by admin | February 26, 2021

BFFP Newsletter: Zero Waste Month in the Philippines, LA Times Endorses the Presidential Plastics Action Plan, and The End of the Line BFFP Newsletter: BIG Win against Ineos, BIG Failure by the Alliance to End Plastic Waste, Plastic Ban in Maldives, and more!

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