Saturday, January 14, 2017

Unilever Commits to 100 Percent Recyclable Plastic

The logo of the Unilever group is seen at the Miko factory in Saint-Dizier, France, May 4, 2016. (Credit: Reuters/Philippe Wojazer/File Photo) Click to Enlarge.
Consumer goods maker Unilever said on Saturday all of its plastic packaging would be fully reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025.

The maker of Dove soap, Ben & Jerry's ice cream, and Knorr soups said it would also help create a plastics protocol, to encourage similar moves across its industry.

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF), an environmental group working with Unilever, says only 14 percent of the world's plastic packaging is recycled, while 40 percent ends up in landfill and a third in fragile ecosystems.

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