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Food Giants Unilever, Nestle and PepsiCo Will Get Tougher on Single-use Plastics

By Madeleine Cuff

SOURCE: PepsiCo

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The government may have promised to wipe out avoidable plastic waste in the U.K. by 2042, but last week large swathes of the U.K.'s food and drink sector went a leap further, in a bid to convince the British public they are serious about tackling the plastic waste crisis afflicting the world's oceans.

The U.K.'s biggest supermarkets, food manufacturers and processors — from Lidl and Aldi to Nestle, Unilever and PepsiCo — unveiled an industry-wide promise to overhaul their practices, in an unprecedented step which underscores the impact public concern over plastic waste is having on businesses practices across the country.

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KEYWORDS: Pepsico, Greenbiz, NYSE:PEP

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