McDonald’s Promises to Make Its Packaging 100% Renewable


McDonald’s has just promised to make it packaging 100% renewable as well as will be made from certified sources with intent to contribute in the efforts of reducing the epidemic trash, by 2025.

On Thursday, the fast food chain made announced its promise to use the food packaging materials from ‘certified sources’, which are the components obtained from the natural sources, wherever deforestation has not occurred.

McDonald’s had already set an aim to make its all fiber packaging from certified or recycled sources by 2020. And now, the company has vowed to make the restaurants and its packaging 100% renewable and more earth friendly.

Chief Supply Chain and Sustainability Officer, Francesca DeBiase at McDonald’s said in a statement that, “Our customers have told us that packaging waste is the top environmental issue they would like us to address. Our ambition is to make changes our customers want and to use less packaging, sourced responsibly and designed to be taken care of after use.”

The giant food chain occupies more than 37000 sites in over 100 countries across the globe. By revenues, McDonald’s is known as the largest restaurant chain in the world. In 2015, the company declared to use cage free eggs from 2025 and again in 2016, it announced to discard artificial preservatives from food items like Chicken McNuggets.

Francesca DeBiase added to say that, “We have a responsibility to use our scale for good to make changes that will have a meaningful impact across the globe.”