"Atlanta is committed to increasing recycling participation, and now we have demonstrated a great template to help move the needle faster," Johnson said in a statement.
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The Virginia-based Partnership, which receives financial support of nearly 40 companies and foundations including Coca-Cola and Target, did similar projects with Chicago and Denver. Sarah Dearman, Coca-Cola North America’s sustainable packaging program director, said the work shows that partners can “meaningfully improve recycling, helping lead to stronger, more sustainable communities.”
Earlier this year, Coca-Cola announced long-term recycling goals, including attempting to recycle a bottle or can for every beverage it sells by 2030.
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