Tetra Pak 'Making Steady Progress' Towards Recycling Target

Sep 5, 2014 10:00 AM ET

Tetra Pak needs to double recycling rates in order to hit a target of 40% of used beverage cartons being fully recycled by 2020, according to the packaging giant's latest sustainability report.

The report also explains that Tetra Pak will need to triple the number of recycled cartons, to about 100 billion a year, by the end of the decade.

"To do this, we need to improve the recyclability of our products and increase the rates of recycling at a global level by focusing on raising consumer awareness, sharing knowledge and expertise, facilitating collection infrastructure and supporting recycling technology development," the company stated.

Read more about Tetra Pak Recycling at edie.net



The Tetra Pak brand is founded on a promise:

Our packaging and processing solutions are making the food consumed by hundreds of millions of people in more than 170 countries safeavailable and affordable.

Our business is also about protecting people – employeesconsumers and the communities  in which we operate.

We’re also protecting futures – the future health of the environment and the future success of our customers' businesses