Coke's response to Web site inquiry

Pete Pasterz (Pete.Pasterz@USDWP.MSU.EDU)
Fri, 22 Jan 1999 16:53:16 -0500

This attached is the (non) response I received when inquiring about Coke's
lack of PETE
committment. Maybe others can visit and ask the same/similar questions?

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Thank you for your comments, your original question/comment was:

Why have you backed out of your comittment to use 25% post-consumer
recycled ...PETE plastic in your packaging?You are NOT "recycling"
unless you buy and ...use recycled materials.

Our response is as follows:

Thank you for contacting The Coca-Cola Company via e-mail. We
appreciate your taking the time to let us know your feelings,
Mr. Pasterz.

We want to assure you that The Coca-Cola Company is committed to
the environment, and all of our packaging is recyclable. In
addition, we will share your comments and concern with our
Environmental Affairs department.

If you have additional questions or comments, please visit our
Web site again.

Jennifer Bernbrock
The Coca-Cola Company
Industry and Consumer Affairs