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Annual mismanaged plastic waste generation of leading drinks manufacturers 2019

It is estimated that across six developing nations (China, Brazil, India, Mexico, the Philippines and Nigeria), Coca-Cola, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever are responsible for more than half a billion metric tons of mismanaged plastic waste per year. Mismanaged plastic waste is often burnt or dumped, creating significant environmental issues.

The beverage company with the biggest plastic waste footprint across these nations is Coca-Cola, creating an estimated 200,000 metric tons of waste per year. This is enough waste to cover 33 football pitches per day. The company's biggest plastic pollution footprint is in Mexico.

Annual volume of mismanaged plastic waste created by leading beverage manufacturers across six nations*

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Release date

March 2020

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2019

Supplementary notes

*Estimated waste volumes are for China, Brazil, India, the Philippines, Mexico and Nigeria.
Mismanaged waste can be either burned or dumped
Figures have been rounded
A full explanation of the methodology can be found from page 41 in the report.
The report does not list all other sources

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