Pepsi may get the glory during the Democratic National Convention when the Pepsi Center takes center stage, but Coke will be cleaning up The Can.
Last week, Coca-Cola became the “Official Recycling Provider” for the DNC – which means the company will send its employees to Denver with stolen grocery store carts to collect cans and bottles and turn them in for change.
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No. Actually, it means that “Coca-Cola Recycling, a wholly owned subsidiary of Coca-Cola Enterprises, will help develop, support and manage a system to support recycling efforts at all official Convention venues, including the Pepsi Center, INVESCO Field at Mile High and the Colorado Convention Center,” according to a press release.
More specifically, it will “recover and recycle all paper products, plastic bottles and aluminum cans…provide biodegradable bags, liners, and recycling bins …use energy-efficient coolers and vending machines to supply beverages to Convention attendees and will deliver the beverages on hybrid electric delivery trucks.”
Coke. At the Pepsi Center. Red and Blue. A divided nation: together! – Jonathan Shikes