Sprite will soon lose their green bottles.

After 61 years, Sprite is getting a serious makeover by getting rid with the recognizable green plastic bottle. The Coca-Cola Company said that the reason for the change is because Sprite’s , the green bottles aren’t GREEN enough. The new packaging would switch from green to clear plastic bottles.

According to NBC News, The old green bottles are recyclable, but because of the color-changing additives in the plastic, they must be separated from other types of plastic in order to be reused, which causes a lot of hassle and waste.

This is also some bad news for other Coca-Cola products like Mello Yello, Fresca, and Seagram’s Ginger Ale. They will also no longer come in green bottles.

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