The Corporations committed to go plastic free by 2025
Here are some of the announcements:
Amcor says it’s the first global packaging company pledging to develop all of its packaging to be recyclable or reusable by 2025, and aspires to be “the leading global packaging company.”
Coca-Cola plans to collect and recycle all of the packaging it sells by 2030, and will make all of its consumer packaging 100% recyclable by 2025.
Evian pledges to make all of its plastic bottles from 100% recycled plastic by 2025 in a bid to become a circular brand.
Ecover plans to use 100% recycled plastic in all bottles by 2020, to use recycled content in its caps from this year and to trial biodegradable materials that are still recyclable by 2020.
L'Oréal commits to making all of its plastic packaging rechargeable, refillable, recyclable or compostable by 2025.
Mars aims to make its packaging 100% recyclable by 2025.
M&S plans to make all packaging ‘widely recyclable’ in the UK by 2022.
PepsiCo pledges to design 100% of its packaging to be recyclable, compostable or biodegradable by 2025.
Unilever has committed to making all of its plastic packaging fully reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025.
Huge US chain giant Walmart says all of its Private Brand packaging will be recyclable by 2025.
The Werner & Mertz Group has committed to using 100% recycled plastic in all its consumer goods packaging by 2025.
“It is welcome news that many other major companies are making their own commitments to address ocean plastic waste,” Paul Polman, CEO Unilever, said.
“Yet as a consumer goods industry, we need to go much further, much faster, in addressing the challenge of single use plastics by leading a transition away from the linear take-make-dispose model of consumption, to one which is truly circular by design.”
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