Coca-Cola bottler makes major change to aluminum can packaging: ‘75,000 pounds of plastic each year’

A Philadelphia-based bottling company has ditched the so-called “six-pack” plastic rings featured in most packs of soda cans.

Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages, a local plant which bottles Coca-Cola products ranging from Diet Coke and Sprite to Powerade and Monster Energy, has replaced its plastic rings with a fiber-based paper packaging, as first reported by NBC Philadelphia.

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