Pepsi Unveils Eco-Friendly Bottles

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    PepsiCo Inc. on Tuesday unveiled a bottle made entirely of plant material, which it says bests the technology of competitor Coca-Cola and reduces its potential carbon footprint.

    The bottle is made from switch grass, pine bark, corn husks and other materials. Ultimately, Pepsi plans to also use orange peels, oat hulls, potato scraps and other leftovers from its food business.

    The new bottle looks, feels and protects the drink inside exactly the same as its current bottles, said Rocco Papalia, senior vice president of advanced research at PepsiCo. "It's indistinguishable."

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    Well, not quite:
    Instead of just changing the packaging, you think maybe they could create a drink that doesn't taste like malted battery acid?



     
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    I think it's just supposed to make us all feel better that they are doing something about the carbon footprint. Wonder if this new and improved bottle production will make Pepsi products cost more for the consumers?
     

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