News : Meet a Green Alliance Business: Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Northern New England

Sep 8, 2014

Published in the Portsmouth Herald.

Who: Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Northern New England

What: The Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Northern New England (CCNNE), a franchise of its parent company, is leading the way in sustainable practices for a large-scale manufacturing and distribution facility. Based in Londonderry, CCNNE works to reduce their carbon footprint in the creation and delivery of their products. The plant boasts a 93 percent recycling diversion rate and in 2013 sold over 12 million pounds of recycled commodities, working closely with Hampton, New Hampshire's Foss Manufacturing to process its recycled bottles and turn them into usable material. Its unique Energy Management Systems installed in the company's coolers and used in stores and restaurants, reduces clients' energy use by 35 percent. The company also invests in the community, such as sponsoring a full recycling station at the Special Olympics and spreading awareness about the impact recycling has both locally and globally.

Where: 1 Executive Park Drive, Suite 330 Bedford, N.H. 03110

Web: www.ccnne.com

What Makes Us Green:

  • Dasani plant bottle is made from 30% renewable resources.
  • Over 12 million pounds of recycled commodities sold in 2013.
  • 264 million pounds of cardboard saved and just under 300,000 oak trees saved by using recycled plastic trays.
  • 93% recycling diversion rate at manufacturing facility in Londonderry.
  • 6.5 million pounds of PET bottles recycled in the Northeast and benefitting local businesses such as Poly Recovery, Foss Manufacturing and Polartec, which manufactures fleece for North Face and Patagonia.

All Green Alliance businesses are green certified. Read CCNNE's full certification documents and learn more about its sustainability initiatives here!