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As part of the interim solution to the environmental crisis of plastic bottles proliferation in Nigeria, the Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC), a member of the Coca Cola Hellenic Group, has upped its target to recover and recycle plastic bottles introduced into the environment by 40 per cent in 2020 from 25 per cent of the previous goal.

In a 64-page Sustainability Report launched in Lagos recently, the organization also plans to re-use 20 per cent of recycled plastic bottles by next year.

But speaking during the event, Mrs. Nwamaka Onyemelukwe, the Public Affairs & Communications Manager, Coca Cola, Nigeria, said that the main goal of the company was to increase the biodegradability of…



Source: Nigerian Tribune