Northfield, Ill.-based Kraft Foods has set a goal of reducing the waste produced by its manufacturing plants by 15 percent by the end of 2015, the company recently announced. Kraft will use its 2010 waste generation numbers as the baseline comparison.
The waste reduction initiative was one of several environmental goals that the food company recently unveiled. Other goals include reducing energy consumption in manufacturing plants by 15 percent, reducing water use in manufacturing plants by 15 percent and reducing the miles traveled by the company’s trucks by 50 million miles. The deadline for all the goals is the end of 2015, and the statistics from 2010 will be used as the comparison.
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