The amount of solid waste in the United States has nearly tripled to 254 million tons in 2007. During that same time, the amount of waste recycled and composted increased more than 15-fold, to 85 million tons.
American Beverage Association is a trade organization that represents the beverage industry in the United States. Its members include producers and bottlers of soft drinks, bottled water, and other non-alcoholic beverages.
The Coca-Cola Company is the world's largest beverage company, largest manufacturer, distributor and marketer of non-alcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups in the world and is one of the largest corporations in the United States. The company is best known for its flagship product Coca-Cola.
Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS) is one of the largest beverage companies in the Americas. We manufacture, market and distribute more than 50 brands of carbonated soft drinks, juices, ready to drink teas, mixers and other premium beverages across the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.
Local Governments for Sustainability is an international association of local governments and national and regional local government organizations that have made a commitment to sustainable development.