Amway India becomes the ‘Pre- and Post-Consumer Plastic Waste Neutral’ after having managed 100% Post-consumer plastic waste based on its Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) collection 1 and recycled 100% pre-consumer plastic waste generated at the Amway manufacturing facility.
After having collected and recycled 800 metric tons of post-consumer plastic waste 2 , which is equivalent to managing over 50 million units of plastic product waste comprising bottles, tubes, caps, jars, and sachets of different sizes. Additionally, it has recycled and reused 100% hazardous products and plastic waste at its manufacturing plant to achieve pre-plastic waste neutrality.
Amway India Regulatory Affairs Associate Vice President Adip Roy said, “At Amway, our commitment to a healthy planet reflects in our products, processes, and philosophies. Sustainability is not just about compliance but is an intrinsic part of Amway’s culture. Achieving pre- and post-consumer plastic waste neutrality is one of our key milestones.”
Some of the key sustainability initiatives include the usage of renewable energy at the plant, soil and water conservation, and sustainable farming practices. Further, through consistent sustainability efforts, the company – by way of paper reduction, supply chain optimization, and usage of solar power – was able to reduce carbon emissions by close to 10.50 lakh KGCO2e, equivalent to saving 47000 trees year-on-year.