Coca-Cola (2 L bottle)
|GHG Emissions Facts|
|Per 2 L plastic bottle|
|Total:||0.5 kg CO₂e|
|Per person annual emissions|
|carbon dioxide||HF corn syrup|
|caramel color||phosphoric acid|
|Source: Coca-Cola Co.|
Coca-Cola is a carbonated soft drink produced by the Coca-Cola Company based in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The information on this page applies to Coca-Cola purchased in the 2 L plastic bottle. Each plastic bottle of soft drink has GHG emissions of 0.5 kg carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e). Based on average per capita consumption of Coca-Cola products in the United States, the beverage would be responsible for 24 kg CO2e of GHG emissions per person each year when consumed from a 2 L plastic bottle. 
The 2 liter packaging for Coca-Cola is made of plastic. Coca-Cola ingredients include water, carbon dioxide, high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), caramel color, phosphoric acid, natural flavors, and caffeine.
The product packaging accounts for between 30 and 70 percent of the product’s GHG emissions.
In the United States per capita consumption of Coca-Cola Company beverage products is 403, 8 fluid ounce, servings a year. It would require about 48, 2 L, plastic bottles of Coca-Cola to satisfy the yearly intake of one person. Yearly consumption of 48, 2 L, plastic bottles has GHG emissions of 24 kg CO2e.
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