Company plans to increase recyclability, recycled content and consumer education and infrastructure
CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 6, 2020–
Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) today announced new packaging sustainability goals to reduce packaging waste by increasing circularity—keeping materials in use and out of landfills. The four goals are designed to address all phases of the packaging lifecycle, from sourcing to end-of-life, including recycling or composting.
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The holistic approach aims to reduce packaging waste through investments in recyclability, use of recycled content, and consumer education and infrastructure with the following four goals:
“Our new packaging commitments provide a roadmap to further reduce the environmental impact of our packaging over time and build upon our history of sustainability,” said Craig Slavtcheff, Campbell’s Executive Vice President, Global Research and Development.
Campbell has made significant progress recently in reducing waste and encouraging recycling:
Campbell has long been a leader in the use of recyclable materials. Steel cans are the most recycled food packaging in the United States1 and Campbell has trusted them to protect and preserve its products for more than 100 years. To learn more about Campbell’s Corporate Responsibility efforts, visit www.campbellcsr.com.
About Campbell Soup Company
Campbell (NYSE:CPB) is driven and inspired by our purpose, “Real food that matters for life’s moments.” For generations, people have trusted Campbell to provide authentic, flavorful and affordable snacks, soups and simple meals, and beverages. Founded in 1869, Campbell has a heritage of giving back and acting as a good steward of the planet’s natural resources. The company is a member of the Standard and Poor’s 500 and the FTSE4Good Index. For more information, visit www.campbellsoupcompany.com or follow company news on Twitter via @CampbellSoupCo.
1Can Manufacturers Institute
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