Coca Cola’s Dirty Secrets


1 x 30'

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Firecrest Films

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Coca Cola sell two billion plastic bottles and two billion cans every year in the UK alone.

This Dispatches film investigates the environmental impact of our huge soft drink habit. Coca Cola is the biggest soft drinks producer in the world, and stands accused of being its biggest polluter.

Reporter Ellie Flynn - herself a big Coca Cola lover - looks at what Coke say they are doing and investigates the reality, from uncovering what happens to our used bottles, to Coke’s claims about recycled plastic and water sustainability. Flynn examines the impact of her thirst for Coke in the UK and globally.

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