11 UK PepsiCo sites achieve zero waste to landfill
Selling on oat husks helps save £750,000 as good progress is made towards 2018 target.
28 September 2011
PepsiCo UK has now achieved Zero Waste to Landfill status at 11 of its major manufacturing sites, including Walkers in Leicester and Quaker Oats in Cupar.
In 2008, PepsiCo UK revealed a number of commitments to grow sustainably and minimise its impact on the environment, including sending no waste to landfill through its entire supply chain by 2018. Just two years later, 11 key manufacturing sites have achieved this – saving the business £750,000 over the last 3 years.
Commenting on the news, European Director of Sustainability Martyn Seal said:
"This is a great achievement and there are two key factors to our success. Firstly, our team; they have really got behind this initiative and recognise not only the environmental benefits but also the cost savings we can achieve.
"Secondly, the close collaboration we have built with
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