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Plastic is a big problem for the world. It is [casing / causing] a lot of damage to our environment. It is polluting rivers and oceans and [harm / harming] and killing wildlife. Plastic is a [growing / grown] problem because it takes hundreds of years to break [in / down] . Many companies around the world are trying to replace plastic with [another / other] things. Coca-Cola has teamed up with a Danish start-up called the Paper Bottle Company ("Paboco" for short) to [take / make] a paper bottle. Coca-Cola hopes to [compete / completely] stop using plastic for its drinks bottles. It was [ranked / ranks] as the world's number one plastic [pollution / polluter] in 2019. In one year, it uses around three million tons [of / to] plastic packaging. A lot of this is not recycled.

Paboco asked [them / us] to: "Imagine that all plastic packaging in your store has disappeared." Coca-Cola executives are [imagination / imagining] this. One Coca-Cola exec. said: "Our [vision / visor] is to create a paper bottle that can be recycled like any [others / other] type of paper. A paper bottle opens [up / down] a whole new world of packaging [possible / possibilities] . We are convinced that paper packaging has a role to [play / fun] in the future." He added that he hopes Coca-Cola will one day use only packaging from renewable [sources / sauces] that are recyclable. He said: "This is all part of our journey to find the most sustainable packaging solutions [for / so] people to enjoy our drinks in a way that is right for [they / them] , and that is right for our planet."

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