Dr Pepper to Recycle 80% of Waste

Dr Pepper to Recycle 80% of Waste

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dr-pepper.jpgThe Dr Pepper Snapple Group announced it will recycle 80 percent of its solid waste, improve energy efficiency and water usage by ten percent, and conserve more than 60 million pounds of PET plastic through package reengineering and increased use of post-consumer recycled material.

The improvements were laid out in the company’s first corporate social responsibility report, which outlines five-year goals for improving environmental and social performance across the company’s operations.

They will also replace 60,000 vending machines and coolers with Energy Star equipment that is rated 30% more energy efficient and result in $7.6 million in electricity cost savings for customers.

(READ the story in EnvironmentalLeader.com)

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