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Let's get circular; it is the only way we won't end up buried in garbage

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credit: Coca Cola bottling plant Columbus, Ohio

Your friendly neighborhood bottler


Soft drinks like Coke and hard drinks like beer were made and distributed locally because bottles were expensive and heavy so they were collected, washed and refilled, but most importantly, transportation was slow and expensive. It was circular, with the producer taking responsibility for the product and its packaging, but circles operate most efficiently when they are smaller. So there were bottlers and breweries and dairies in every small city and town.

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