Partnering on Sustainability

Quinn, Barbara
January 2009
Pollution Engineering;Jan2009, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p17
Trade Publication
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.


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