16 April 2013

Nestlé reduces plastics in packaging by 34 percent

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Swiss giant Nestlé SA has reduced the amount of plastic materials it uses in packaging by 34 percent since 1991, an official said at the Renewable Plastics conference which is taking place today in Amsterdam.

Philippe Roulet, head of global packaging materials and testing, said the use of plastics and laminates has gone down more than any other material (the company has reduced its use of glass by 13 percent, for example), partly because of changes to water bottles.

… Full Text: www.plasticsnews.com/article/20130416/NEWS/130419935/nestl-reduces-plastics-in-packaging-by-34-percent

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Source: PlasticsNews, 2013-04-16.

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