News : Green Initiatives Add Up for Coca-Cola of Northern New England

Jan 29, 2015

Originally published on Seacoast Online.


By Michael McCord

PORTSMOUTH - Sustainability is a top to bottom, team effort at the Coca-Coca Co. of Northern New England. CCNNE’s operating philosophy welcomes all good ideas when it comes to recycling, energy efficiency, and better resource management.

“Little changes for us can mean big things,” said Ray Dube, the sustainability manager at CCNNE. The widespread sustainability measures at CCNNE’s state-of-the-art bottling plant in Londonderry, its 10 distribution centers (in New England and upstate New York), and its fleet of more than 500 vehicles have combined to make a significant difference in company operations.

CCNNE is a regional franchise and its sustainability initiatives are mostly its own. But the efforts correspond with a top score that the Coca-Cola Company received at the global corporate level from Climate Counts, the Durham-based nonprofit organization which brings together consumers and businesses to confront climate change and reduce carbon footprints.

Read the full story on Seacoast Online here.