On April 10, 2018, food and drinks company Nestlé announced its goal to make all of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025. Nestlé will focus on three main aspects: 1) Eliminating non-recyclable plastics, 2) promoting the use of plastics that can be better recycled, and 3) removing or changing complex combinations of packaging materials.

Further, Nestlé commits to improving recycling schemes, exploring packaging solutions that use less plastic, labelling its plastic packaging with recycling instructions, and increasing recycled plastics content in its packaging.

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