Better environment

Better environment

We aim to leave a positive legacy and ensure minimal impact on the environment.

This includes striving to meet our commitments on packaging, water, energy and carbon reduction. We work responsibly in all we do, seeking to make the right choices now, in a sustainable way, for future generations. Our commitment is focused where we have the most opportunity to make a difference: sustainable packaging; water stewardship; energy management and climate protection; biodiversity and responsible sourcing.

Sustainable Packaging

In 2019, The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) globally expressed its commitment to be part of the post-consumption plastic packaging management solution within the Circular Economy framework. This commitment is called "World Without Waste" (WWW) where there are 2 major targets of this commitment, namely: 1) Coca-Cola has a commitment to support efforts to collect and recycle every plastic bottle sold and consumed by the community in 2030 and 2) On average using 50% Recycled Content in the packaging that we used in 2030. 

To achieve this big target, we have 3 (three) big elements in the World Without Waste commitment, namely Design - making all the packaging of Coca Cola products 100% recyclable, Collect - supports the creation of an effective and efficient post-consumption plastic packaging collection system and Partners - cooperates with various parties who have the same goal to realize World Without Waste.

As part of The Coca-Cola System, Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia (Amatil Indonesia) Sustainable Packaging Strategy aligns with TCCC’s vision of a “Wordd Without Waste”. We aspire to achieved packaging neutrality by 2030: Maximising Recovery, designing for Recyclability, increasing Recycled and Renewable content, innovating to offset our packaging footprint, and seeking closed loop solutions wherever possible. Through the vision and strategy , The Coca-Cola system is supporting government's effort on The System Change Scenario (SCS) of National Plastic Action Partnership that would help to reduce ocean leakage in Indonesia by 70% by 2025.

Returnable glass bottles are used for our beverages in some Indonesian locations, and we continue to remove plastic from our packaging via a light-weighting program for bottles and caps, and secondary plastic packaging. Since 2014, we have decreased use of plastic across our PET packaging by 28.5 per cent. We also launched the new Affordable Single Serve Pack line in East Java – our second such line in the country – which produces lightweight plastic bottles coated with a thin layer of glass. The new bottles require 1,000 tonnes less plastic each year to produce. 

We are also working our way to move us closer towards our vision in creating a closed loop plastic packaging by entering into a Heads of Agreement with Dynapack Indonesia to build bottle-to-bottle grade PET recycling facility in Indonesia. This will enable us to produce plastic bottles made from recycled plastic and reduce the amount of new plastic resin the company uses by an estimated 25,000 tons each year by 2022.

Renewable Energy

We continue to invest in renewable energy projects around the region, including Indonesia’s largest rooftop solar project at Cibitung, with generation capacity of 7.1 megawatts. The Cibitung project commenced energy generation in late 2019, and is expected to reach full operational capacity in 2020.

We also continue to invest in energy efficiency programs in the country. These include rolling out additional sub-metering and energy efficient lighting, and considering energy efficient equipment in our bottling and packaging manufacturing plants.  Over time, we are upgrading the cooler fridges used in customer premises, to more energy efficient models, as well as replacing the refrigerants used with those with lower global warming potential.

Biodiversity

We support programs that help protect and regenerate natural systems and biodiversity in Indonesia. For the past five years, we have been planting trees and developing education and community programs as part of our Coca-Cola Forests program in Lampung, Sumedang and Semarang – including 'Sahabat Gajah' program in Lampung to support wild elephant conservation. We also established ‘Hutan Asuh’ (Foster Forest) program in Arjuna Mountain, East Java, a program in collaboration with local farmers’ organization, Sumber Makmur Abadi (SUMADI). In 2019 alone, we  have donated morebthan 50,000 trees for communities in the areas surrounding our operations.

For over 12 years in Indonesia we have, with partners, organised ongoing daily beach clean-ups across five beaches under the Bali Beach Clean-up program. This program has seen over 40,000 tonnes of waste collected, and provides regular employment and skills training to the team of waste collectors. With The Coca-Cola Company, we also support a significant program of water replenishment throughout Indonesia.

Our combined efforts have returned over 1,600 megalitres annually of quality water to nature and for use in local communities.

Keeping our Bali beaches clean through Bali Beach Clean Up

Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia initiated the Bali Beach Clean-up program in 2007. Together with the local community, we’ve had a significant impact on the beaches in Bali, collecting more than 40,000 tonnes of waste over the past 12 years.

The focus of the program is to address marine pollution, a big challenge for Indonesia as the world’s most populous island nation, and every day we employ around 75 locals to keep Bali’s five major beaches (Kuta, Legian, Seminyak, Jimbaran and Kedonganan) to keep the beaches clean. Through the program, we provide regular employment and skills training to the 75 beach clean up crews.

In addition to keeping Indonesia’s beautiful beaches pristine, we support the marine life that is now benefitting from the cleaner environment. Partnering with the Bali Sea Turtle Society, for example, we established Kuta Beach Sea Turtle Conservation, which protects turtle eggs found on the shoreline. Since 2010, we have safely transported 245,769 newly born turtles into the ocean.

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On October 10, East Java Operation PSD & Mega DC plant’s employees carried out collaborative activities with the Pasuruan Regency Environmental Office (DLH).

Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia officially inaugurated the largest solar panel roof installation in a production facility in South East Asia – panels covering 72,000 square metres.

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Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia initiated the Bali Beach Clean-up program in 2007.