Waste Not: How PepsiCo Brazil Is Putting Coconut Husks to Work

Jul 7, 2015 9:00 AM ET

As part of PepsiCo’s mission to deliver Performance with Purpose, nearly 93% of the total waste generated by PepsiCo-owned manufacturing facilities in 2013 was put to beneficial use. In Brazil, the São Mateus facility that produces Kero Coco coconut water is recycling rinse water and turning coconut husks, a by-product of the coconut-water manufacturing process, into mulch and fertilizer.

View the full process in a series of GIFs on PepsiCo.com. 

Learn more about PepsiCo’s innovative approaches like these by downloading the company’s 2013 Sustainability Report.