‘Plastic recycling is a dead-end street’, claims Greenpeace. Has the beverage industry got it all wrong?

Read the full story at Food Navigator USA.

Beverage giants champion the circular model of recycling plastic bottles and using recycled content in new bottles as a way to reduce plastic waste and use of virgin plastic. But a new report from Greenpeace USA criticizes this model: calling for an industry-wide rethink and a complete shift to reuse and refill. ‘Companies can no longer use recycling as a smokescreen to divert attention from the systemic changes that are needed’ it says.

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