McDonald's Sets New Packaging, Recycling Goals

By Colin KellaherFeaturesDow Jones Newswires

McDonald's Corp. (MCD) Tuesday said it set new goals to improve its packaging and reduce waste, including a commitment to have 100% of its customer packaging from renewable, recycled or certified sources by 2025.

The fast-food giant also set a goal to recycle guest packaging in 100% of its restaurants by 2025.

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McDonald's previously said it was aiming to have all of its fiber-based packaging come from recycled or certified sources where no deforestation occurs by 2020.

Currently, 50% of McDonald's customer packaging comes from renewable, recycled or certified sources, and 64% of fiber-based packaging comes from certified or recycled sources. About 10% of McDonald's restaurants globally are recycling customer packaging.

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January 16, 2018 06:41 ET (11:41 GMT)