Pepsi Designs 100% Plant-Based Bottle
Made of renewable materials like corn husks, pine bark
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Mar 15, 2011 10:23 AM CDT
This product image provided by PepsiCo., shows the company's new beverage bottle made entirely of plant material.   (AP Photo/PepsiCo)

(Newser) – PepsiCo has developed the world's first plastic bottle made of nothing but renewable, plant-based materials, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. The bottle is made from corn husks, switch grass, and pine bark; but in the future, Pepsi hopes to use its food byproducts like orange and potato peels. Pepsi will start a pilot program with the bottles next year.

 

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