In addition to creating planet friendly products, Newell Brands aims to reduce the environmental impact of the packaging in which our products are shipped and sold. An essential element of our packaging sustainability approach is choosing materials selectively and seeking opportunities to minimize their impact without compromising quality.
We are committed to seizing every opportunity to reduce or avoid packaging, and where packaging is necessary, we prioritize formats and materials that are most sustainable such as recycled plastics and sustainable fibers. We also encourage responsible disposal by designing packaging for recyclability and promoting consumer education using How2Recycle and On-Pack Recycling packaging labels.
In 2019, we set two packaging goals for 2025 that guide our work:
In furtherance of our commitment to packaging sustainability, we announced in our 2021 Corporate Citizenship Report , a new packaging goal for 2025:
With a portfolio of products found in millions of households around the world, we embrace opportunities to bring sustainable solutions to everyday life and we’re proud of our recent sustainable packaging accomplishments across our brands and Business Units, including:
We invite you to learn more about our sustainable packaging goals and progress: