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[GreenYes] Fw: Recycling and Pepsi
I received this email from Pepsi and thought it appropriate for the list.

Ben Randolph
The Online Encyclopedia of American Silver Marks

----- Original Message -----
From: "Palmer, Elaine {PEP}" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2002 12:05 PM
Subject: FW: Recycling and Pepsi

> Ben--
> I am responding to your question regarding the percentage of Pepsi
> containers that are made with recycled material.
> Aluminum cans contain 51.2% previously used aluminum cans.
> Glass bottles contain 25-35% previously used glass cullet.
> Pepsi does not use recycled plastic in its plastic bottles at this
> time.Pepsi-Cola is exploring various methods to utilize recycled content
> plastic soft drink containers. We expect to find an acceptable process in
> the near future.  As noted, Gatorade bottles do contain recycled plastics.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: The Eden Sterling Company []
> Sent: Thursday, January 24, 2002 1:57 PM
> To: Palmer, Elaine {PEP}
> Subject: Recycling and Pepsi
> Could you please tell me what percentage of Pepsi's containers are made
> recycled materials? I am writing to Coke and asking them the same
> Please feel free to list a breakdown per product if the percentage of
> recycled materials vary from say diet Pepsi to Gatorade.
> Thank you,
> Ben Randolph

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