TITLE

Partnering on Sustainability

AUTHOR(S)
Quinn, Barbara
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Pollution Engineering;Jan2009, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the corporate partnership between the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and McDonald's Corp. The partnership eliminates EDF's more than 300 million pounds of packaging and lessened restaurant waste by 30 percent from the recycling of one million tons of corrugated boxes. It was found out that 82 percent of consumer packaging used in McDonald's markets is made of renewable materials with 30 percent of the material coming from recycled fiber.
ACCESSION #
36094458

 

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