23 Apr '12, 9am

McDonald’s “Best of Green” Highlights Leading Global Sustainable Practices

McDonald’s “Best of Green” Highlights Leading Global Sustainable Practices

. Anyone who has eaten a McDonald’s salad often wonders what the point of that exercise was with all that plastic waste. The company’s Europe division worked with a supplier to eliminate the plastic lid and create a new box that reduced the amount of non-renewable materials by over 85 percent. Another carton developed for large sandwiches included a decreased amount of raw materials, but used mostly Forest Stewardship Council-certified materials and included an un-McDonald’s-like environmental message. Finally, as McCafe becomes more popular on the Continent, a new double-walled up now uses 40 percent recycled materials.

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