PepsiCo Recycling News

125+

Million

More than 125 million bottles and cans collected

$4.33

Million

$4.33 million donated to charity to date

3,322

Partnerships

3,322 partnerships since 2010

Recycle Rally Powers K-12 'Green Revolution'.

The "Green Revolution" is underway! PepsiCo Recycling's Recycle Rally is reinventing how students and teachers at K-12 schools across the country view waste and recycling. Green teams of young environmental leaders are leading the way, finding creative methods to increase recycling in their communities and drive awareness among peers.

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#JetsGoGreen with PepsiCo Recycling & BASF.

MetLife Stadium goes green at every 2015 New York Jets regular season home game.

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PepsiCo and Closed Loop Fund Support Community Recycling.

PepsiCo, in partnership with the Closed Loop Fund, launched its first investment project in Baltimore to increase recycling in municipalities across the country.

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Recycling Helps PepsiCo Save Millions.

PepsiCo's environmental sustainability programs helped save the company more than $375 million since 2010. In 2014 PepsiCo decreased its overall packaging by 89 million pounds versus the prior year.

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DIVE IN AND RECYCLE FOR NATURE.

The Nature Conservancy’s newest water website, sponsored by PepsiCo, is educating the masses about the importance of water conservation. PepsiCo’s partnership with the organization gives us all one more reason to drop our bottles and cans in the recycling bin this year: protecting drinking water at its source.

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THE RESULTS ARE IN…RECYCLING MAKES YOU MORE ATTRACTIVE!

Turns out, recycling could be the next “long walk on the beach.” According to a national survey conducted by PepsiCo Recycling, 40% of Americans have a more positive opinion of someone after learning they recycle. The study delved into how recyclers are perceived in the context of relationships. The results of this survey confirm what we’ve known all along: recycling is good for the Earth and for you, personally.

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PEPSICO WANTS YOU TO RECYCLE – ALL THE TIME.

Data suggests that more than half of the U.S. population is not recycling. How do we change habits and drive meaningful action? Tim Carey, PepsiCo’s Senior Director of Sustainability, weighs in on how we can work collaboratively to increase the national recycling rate.

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PEPSI BRINGS THE HYPE TO PHOENIX FOR SUPER BOWL XLIX.

Serving as the official sponsor of the Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show wasn’t the only skin PepsiCo had in the big game this year. The PepsiCo Recycling program worked together with the NFL, City of Phoenix and Keep Phoenix Beautiful, to clean up the stadium using 500 specially designed recycling bins placed in and around the stadium, including NFL Experience and Super Bowl Central.

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PEPSICO, MILLERCOORS, WELLS FARGO DONATE $1M TO COLORADO FORESTS.

Decades of prolonged drought have put more than 6 million acres of Colorado’s forests at risk for catastrophic wildfires that could damage land and water supplies. To help combat this, PepsiCo, along with MillerCoors and the Wells Fargo Foundation, recently announced a $1 million donation to The Nature Conservancy to ensure a clean and sustainable source of water for Denver and neighboring metropolitan communities along the Front Range Forest.

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Recycle Rally Winner Gets National Attention.

Torres Elementary collected nearly 200,000 aluminum cans and plastic drink bottles to take first place in PepsiCo’s national Recycle Rally contest. Students and staff gather to celebrate the win and accept a check from PepsiCo for $25,000 to make green improvements to the school.

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PepsiCo to Collaborate on New Closed Loop Fund.

PepsiCo and other Fortune 100 companies commit to supporting the Closed Loop Fund at Walmart's first Sustainable Product Expo. The fund will lend up to $100 million to support recycling infrastructure in municipalities and businesses across the United States.

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PepsiCo and The Nature Conservancy Team Up to "Recycle for Nature".

PepsiCo is partnering with The Nature Conservancy—the world’s largest conservation organization—to encourage consumers to recycle more often, helping protect drinking water throughout the U.S. These efforts are part of PepsiCo’s goal to help grow the U.S. beverage container recycling rate.

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PepsiCo Recycling Transforms Itself.

PepsiCo Recycling puts a new stake in the ground by launching an updated website and a revised call to action–Simple Acts. Big Impact. Reiterating its mission to increase recycling, PepsiCo Recycling is evolving their design and messaging to resonate with the masses and encourage the public to realize that their one act of recycling can make a big difference.

Kum and Go Partners with PepsiCo Recycling.

In Tulsa, Kum & Go has partnered with PepsiCo to develop its recycling program as part of PepsiCo's Recycling Initiative, which aims to boost the U.S. beverage container recycling rate. Kum & Go associates collect the recyclable material from 275 recycling bins located near the fuel pumps. PepsiCo then picks up the recyclable material to weigh and then recycle.

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Benwood Native Honored
In NY.

In the past two years, Hilltop Elementary School has finished in the top 12 in a recycling program through PepsiCo, known as Dream Machine Recycle Rally, and is ranked ninth for the current school year, with hopes of finishing higher. The school has recycled more than 60,000 No. 1 plastic drinking bottles this year.

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WATCH THE ACTION: HOW RECYCLING BENEFITS OUR VETERANS.

To celebrate PepsiCo’s longstanding partnership with the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV), PepsiCo hosted a first-of-its-kind webcast not only offering EBV graduates the chance to share their inspirational stories about how the Recycling Rally program is helping veterans pursue their dreams but how it's also motivating students to become environmental leaders. Click to hear from our veterans about entrepreneurship and watch them inspire students to play an active role in recycling.

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