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How PepsiCo is trying to get Doritos and Cheetos bags into compost bins

Ian Thomas of CNBC reports that PepsiCo is revving up its sustainability efforts.

The C3 Take
  • PepsiCo, which also owns Frito-Lay and Quaker Oats, has announced that its snack brands will use completely recyclable, compostable, biodegradable, or reusable packaging by 2030.
  • In April Frito-Lay and Quaker opened a new packaging innovation center in Texas.
  • Pepsi-Co has taken notable sustainability steps, including a recent investment of $216 million into regenerative agriculture.

“The journey towards more compostable packaging has been a long one for Frito-Lay, who has been working on integrating these sorts of products for more than a decade. As far back as 2019, both Coke and Pepsi had already cut ties with a plastics industry association, and issued previous goals related to recyclable, compostable and reusable packaging.”

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