Unilever pledges to halve its virgin plastic packaging by 2025

Unilever has also pledged to collect and process more plastic packaging than it sells by the year 2025.

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12/11/2019 10:43:00 AM

Unilever has also pledged to collect and process more plastic packaging than it sells by the year 2025.

The personal care giant has also pledged to help collect and process more plastic packaging than it sells by the year 2025.

Personal care giant Unilever has promised to halve the amount of virgin plastic it uses by 2025.The conglomerate (which owns Dove, St. Ives, Tresemme, Vaseline and Toni & Guy, among others) has also pledged to help collect and process more plastic packaging than it sells by the year 2025.

"Plastic has its place, but that place is not in the environment," said Alan Jope, Unilever CEO, in a statement."We can only eliminate plastic waste by acting fast and taking radical action at all points in the plastic cycle."He added:"This demands a fundamental rethink in our approach to our packaging and products. It requires us to introduce new and innovative packaging materials and scale up new business models, like re-use and re-fill formats, at an unprecedented speed and intensity."

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