Packaging sustainability & recycling awards
Unilever has taken home two awards at the 2016 Australian Packaging Covenant Awards in Sydney.
The Annual Awards recognise achievements to improve packaging sustainability across a range industries including food and beverage, electronics, and fashion. For the second year in a row, Unilever received the “Large Pharmacy and Personal Care” category award, achieving a 4.7 out of 5 rating making it the highest scoring organisation in this category.
Unilever Australia also received the Overall Outstanding Achievement Award for Recycling which was one of three new awards introduced this year by the APC for organisations who have made an outstanding effort to minimise the environmental impact of their packaging.
David Jones, Packaging Manager, was delighted to accept the awards on behalf of Unilever saying, “this is an amazing result for the whole team here in Australia and New Zealand. The Unilever Sustainable Living Plan has been instrumental to our success, giving us a common purpose to work towards. These awards are a testament to the team’s passion towards our purpose”