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source: “2003 Global Soft Drinks
Report”,

www.zenithinternational.com

www.nsda.org/softdrinks/
History/funfacts.html


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drinks containers (1)

Soft drink packaging is frequently cited as a prime example of the evolution of our ‘throw—away’ society…
  • the global market amounted to 467 billion litres in 2003, equivalent to 75 litres per person;


  • according to the 2003 Global Soft Drinks Report from leading drinks consultancy Zenith International, global consumption of soft drinks is rising by 5% a year;


  • the US market alone offers more than 450 different soft drink. In 2003, packaged soft drinks’ sales amounted to 95.3 billion. Only 44.3% were recycled;


  • the Japanese and the Germans are amongst the world’s keenest recyclers.
Not in nature!

  • Disposable containers are not to be dumped in nature. If you find disposable containers for beer and soft drinks in areas where it is impacting nature, you should pick it up and return it for collection or recyclingvia the municipal waste disposal system.


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