Pepsi leads the way with 100% petroleum-free bottle

09/29/2011 | Houston Chronicle (tiered subscription model)

PepsiCo plans to pilot a 100% petroleum-free bottle next year. The polyethylene terephthalate container was developed using a combination of switch grass, pine bark and corn husks. The bottle is part of a race by manufacturers to reduce or eliminate packaging made from petroleum. "There's a lot of pressure," said Ed Glatzer of global consultancy IHS. "Everyone's always followed Pepsi and Coke. Sustainability is the catch word."

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