Say Goodbye to Sprite's Green Bottles

(NEWSER) – Sprite's green plastic bottles will soon be a thing of the past. Coca-Cola says it's changing the packaging of Sprite and other beverages, including Fresca, to clear plastic so it can step up recycling, CNN reports. The green polyethylene terephthalate—PET—currently used in Sprite bottles can be recycled, but unlike clear PET, it can't be made into new bottles, reports CBS. The company says it has also revamped the Sprite logo to provide a "consistent look and voice around the world," but the label will remain green.

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