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The Coca-Cola Foundation Grants $1M to The Recycling Partnership to Fight Marine Debris

June 5, 2018

Via: Waste360

Marine debris is a global crisis for the world’s waterways and oceans and an imminent concern for consumers, communities and industries. By 2050, it is estimated that there will be more marine debris than fish in our ocean and 80 percent of marine debris comes from land-based sources.

To help address the challenge of waste in waterways and help improve the collection of recyclables for reuse, The Coca-Cola Foundation is contributing $1 million to The Recycling Partnership to support a new coastal and waterway communities grant program that will provide new carts with lids to targeted communities.

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