McDonald's in Russia switches to forest-friendly packaging
McDonald's in Russia has wholly switched to packaging from certified raw materials, the production of which does not harm the forests, TASS reports referring to the company's press service.
Such a transition has become part of the strategy for the undertaken obligations in the field of sustainable development of society and environmental protection.
McDonald's in Russia has completely switched to the use of paper and cardboard packaging from certified raw materials, the production of which doesn't damage forests, the message said.
Now paper bags for take-away food in the Russian Federation and Belarus have the FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) logo.
More than 86 percent of McDonald's packages in Russia are made of paper raw materials. More than 1.5 tons of cardboard are transferred for processing per year.
By 2025, the company should produce 100 percent of packaging from materials that can be recycled.
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