Nestle Amplifies Packaging Goals

In a September 7, 2020 news release Nestle amplified “… its actions to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or reusable … and to reduce its use of virgin plastics by one-third… by 2025 … the company announced a series of new initiatives that include a USD 30 million investment to increase food-grade recycled plastics in the US, a refillable system for pet food in Chile and first-of-its-kind recyclable paper packaging for Maggi bouillon cubes in France. Eighty seven percent of Nestlé's packaging is already recyclable or reusable …” – The company is using a three-pillar approach launched in January 2019 “… Developing new packaging … Shaping a waste-free future … [and] Driving new behavior … the company … is seeking to identify and support innovative solutions through the Nestlé Creating Shared Value (CSV) Prize, which launches 30 September. In partnership with the non-profit organization Ashoka, the Nestlé CSV Prize will award CHF 250 000 in grants for system change innovations in areas such as alternative delivery systems and ground-up solutions to tackle plastic waste …” #Nestle #SingleUsePlastic #PackagingWaste #Recycling