3M emerged as the APCO 2020 Industry Sector winner – General Merchandise & Apparel, based on excellent performance in its APCO Annual Report.
Building on last year’s excellent efforts to improve packaging sustainability and reduce waste, this reporting period, 3M proudly achieved a zero waste to landfill result across 30 per cent of its sites.
Through a comprehensive review against the Sustainable Packaging Guidelines as well as Life Cycle Assessment tools, 3M Australia also reduced 279kg of packaging across its range.
The company also committed to including recycled and renewable materials within its packaging, and continued to actively engage its consumers on the importance of recycled content and packaging sustainability through on-pack labelling and customer campaigns.
Similarly, 3M Australia has diligently worked to ensure supplier adherence to packaging sustainability goals through its comprehensive Responsible Business Conduct policy and Sustainable Supplier Agreements.