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Packaging Firm DS Smith Achieves Sustainability Targets

Published on Nov 16 2016 9:30 AM in Packaging And Design tagged: Trending Posts / Sustainability / Packaging / U.K. / DS Smith

Packaging Firm DS Smith Achieves Sustainability Targets

Packaging firm DS Smith has announced that 90% of its packaging materials now come from recovered sources.

In its Sustainability Report, the group said that it has also reduced its waste to landfill by 26.2 per cent this year, saved 286,970 tonnes of CO2 and prevented 562,686 trees from being cut down.

"At DS Smith we take sustainability very seriously and are always looking at new eco-friendly practices and possibilities," commented Mark Greenwood, Group Sustainability Director at DS Smith.

"This report is proof of our commitment to increase sustainability and we’re thrilled that we have had our best-ever year in terms of waste and CO2 reduction. Our vision is clear; to be the leading supplier of sustainable packaging solutions.”

© 2016 European Supermarket Magazine – your source for the latest retail news. Article by Stephen Wynne-Jones. To subscribe to ESM: The European Supermarket Magazine, click here.

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