17 Jan '18, 12am

Mickey D’s to Throw Its Weight behind Sustainable Packaging, Reach Hefty Goals https://t.co/le6tV9nHME

Mickey D’s to Throw Its Weight behind Sustainable Packaging, Reach Hefty Goals https://t.co/le6tV9nHME

McDonald’s is attempting to address customer concerns about packaging waste (and influence the industry) with a new goal: by 2025, the fast-food giant will recycle customer packaging in 100% of its restaurants. Customers have told the company that packaging waste is the top environmental issue they would like the company to address. The company also said that 100% of its packaging will come from renewable, recycled or certified sources, with a preference for Forest Stewardship Council certification. The fast-food chain has a partnership with the Forest Stewardship Council to source FSC certified materials whenever possible. McDonald’s will “use less packaging, sourced responsibly and designed to be taken care of after use,” said Francesca DeBiase, chief supply chain and sustainability officer for the company. Because of a complicated recycling infrastructure, the company s...

Full article: https://www.environmentalleader.com/2018/01/175641/

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