Nestlé Philippines (Nestlé PH) has intensified its information drive to help address the plastic waste crisis in the country, its news release said.
The Philippines ranks third among the world’s largest sources of ocean plastic waste, considered one of the “greatest environmental challenges today,” according to the statement.
“As a food and beverage manufacturing company, Nestlé Philippines is committed to tackle plastic waste as an urgent priority in all stages of its value chain,” Nestlé PH SVP and public affairs, communications and sustainability head Arlene Tan-Bantoto said.
“We are also working to drive new understanding and behavior on waste and waste management and support both our consumers and employees in their efforts to live a more sustainable lifestyle,” Tan-Bantoto said.
In partnership with Plastic Credit Exchange, Nestlé has also established plastic waste collection points at SM Mall of Asia, SM North Edsa and SM Fairview.
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