PepsiCo Announces It Will Eliminate Plastic Rings on Beverage Multipacks Across U.S. & Canada By Introducing Recyclable Paper-Based Designs

PURCHASE, N.Y., August 24, 2023 — As part of PepsiCo’s pep+ (PepsiCo Positive) sustainable packaging journey to ensure packaging never becomes waste, PepsiCo is the first beverage company to commit to a North American roll out of paper-based solutions to replace plastic rings across multipacks that have traditionally used plastic rings. PepsiCo Beverages North America (PBNA) today announced the new paperboard designs that will begin to roll out in a phased, regional approach in the US later this year. This builds upon PepsiCo’s progress in Canada where the transition to paperboard is beginning to roll out.

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