Coldplay’s newest album, Moon Music, may be the most ecologically sustainable vinyl record yet when it is released Oct. 4. Each 140g vinyl copy will be manufactured from nine plastic bottles recovered from consumer waste. For a special “notebook edition”, 70% of the plastic has been intercepted by the environmental nonprofit The Ocean Cleanup from Rio Las Vacas, Guatemala. This will reduce carbon emissions compared with regular 140g vinyl production by 85%, and save 25 tons of virgin plastic. CD copies will be made from 90% recycled plastic, with a 78% reduction in emissions compared with traditional CD manufacture. Coldplay's Music of the Spheres world tour is now the third-highest grossing tour of all time.

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