SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA &mdash On April 22, Earth Day, Campus Dining working with Coca-Cola will erect an “Eko Lounge” in the lower plaza of the University Union. The Eko Lounge is an interactive experience that is made of recyclable/reusable materials. Coca-Cola representatives at the event will be wearing shirts made out of plant bottles for example.

At the Lounge, students, faculty and staff can sample Coca-Cola brands – Coke, Coke Zero, Sprite, Powerade, Vitamin Water and Dasani. They can also engage in games and other activities as well as gain information about Coke’s recycling and environmental efforts. On a global level, Coca-Cola has four main strategic priorities related to the environment – water stewardship, energy and climate, packaging, and agriculture.

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