America’s beverage companies pride themselves on being leaders in helping protect our planet. It is a core element in our history of innovation. Other industries talk about sustainability – we have built our technologies and our business practices around it. Here are a few of the ways the beverage industry leads when it comes to environmental sustainability.

  • Since 2011, we have cut water use by 12 percent even as production increased by 20 percent.
  • Industry wide, we have improved average fleet miles per gallon by 13% since 2010 with 1,700 industry vehicles powered by alternitve fuels and advanced hybrid technologies.
  • We are producing 100% recyclable aluminum, plastic and glass beverage containers – even the plastic caps can be recycled.

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