McDonald’s have said that all of its packaging worldwide will come from sustainable sources by 2025, and Iceland Foods have promised that there own label packaging will be free of plastics by the end of 2023.
McDonald’s is already aiming for all of its paper and card packaging, such as burger boxes or paper bags, to come from recycled or certified sources where no deforestation occurs by 2020.
Iceland Foods new ranges will be packaged using a paper-based tray, rather than plastic.
This is a huge move forwards for 2 big names on our high streets, but is one that we hope will roll out across all industries in the not too distant future.
Iceland Foods Managing Director Richard Walker said ‘The onus is on retailer, as leading contributors to plastic packaging pollution and waste to take a stand and deliver meaningful change. Other supermarkets, and the retail industry as a wholes, should follow suit and offer similar commitments during 2018. This is a time for collaboration’.
Here at Interface NRM we offer both FSC® and PEFC™ Certification, which ensures that from forest to end-user, the materials have been traced at every stage, and the logos allow customers to identify that the products they purchase come from well-managed forests with high ethical standards.
One of our dedicated team would be more than happy to assist you with any questions you may have about FSC® and/or PEFC™ Certification. We can be contacted on 01952 288325, you can initiate an online chat or you can complete our contact us form.