Sprite Sheds Off Iconic Green Bottle For a Clear Look

The lemon-lime flavoured Sprite will now be packaged in a clear PET (polyethylene terephthalate) plastic bottle, marking a historic shift from the green-colored plastic bottle which has been its identity since 1960 when it was first launched. This shift from the iconic green bottle means more Sprite bottles can be collected, recycled and reused to make new items, in line with Coca-Cola’s World Without Waste vision, which targets to collect and recycle the equivalent of every bottle or can it sells by 2030, as well as use 50% recycled content in all its packaging.

Firms seek Kenya’s next plastic waste management innovator

A Kenyan solution to the problem of transporting and disposing of plastic waste could be in the offing after firms partnered to launch the Beyond Baling Innovation Challenge on March 5. The competition that will run up to May is targeting innovators from universities and...

Lifeline for plastic bottles

NEMA had two weeks ago threatened to ban production, sale, and use of plastic bottles if manufacturers failed to install collection points by April