Coca-Cola is testing a prototype of its future paper bottle

Coca-Cola is working with Paboco on the first generation of paper bottles for its drink.

By 2030, the world’s largest plastic manufacturer plans to switch to fully recyclable containers and significantly reduce the use of packaging materials. Coca-Cola’s goal is to develop a bottle that is 100% recyclable just like regular paper..

The partners continue to work on the project as the current version still contains the plastic liner and lid. Although the polymer used is recyclable, the company is not happy with this. The next step will be to find alternative options for replacing the remaining plastic elements..

Coca-Cola is testing a prototype of its future paper bottle

In the future, Coca-Cola plans to establish a collection and recycling process for all bottles and cans produced..

As a reminder, last year the research team also developed a technology for making durable and biodegradable food packaging from seaweed extract..

text: Ilya Bauer, photo and video: Coca-Cola / YouTube

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