16. There Are Some Critics
While the decision to launch paper bottles has been seen as a step in the right direction by many, there are some product designers who think this may necessarily not be an environmentally-friendly thing in the long run.
Some critics say that in many cases, manufacturing a paper bottle may use up even more energy than producing plastic bottles – leading to more resource wastage. Meanwhile, others say that creating a combination of paper and plastic, that Coke is trying out in its bottles, may be worse than rolling out a 100% recyclable plastic bottle. This is because a combination packaging may take longer to separate and recycle than a fully recyclable plastic one.
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