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DABUR: INDIA’S FIRST ‘ PLASTIC WASTE NEUTRAL COMPANY’

by Sai Shruti

Date & Time: Feb 17, 2022 11:00 AM

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HIGHLIGHTS-

  • Dabur has announced that it has achieved 100% 'Plastic Waste Neutral' status in India.
  • In the year 2021-22, Dabur collected, processed, and recycled over 27,000 MT of plastic waste from throughout India.

A homegrown FMCG and Ayurveda products manufacturer company, Dabur has announced that it has achieved 100% 'Plastic Waste Neutral' status in India. Dabur claims to be the first Indian consumer goods company to achieve this status. In the year 2021-22, Dabur collected, processed, and recycled over 27,000 MT of post-consumer plastic waste from throughout India, according to a release by the company.

Plastic Waste Management

Dabur launched a plastic waste management initiative in the year 2017-18. It has collected approximately 54,000 MT of plastic garbage (recyclable and non-recyclable) directly from end-users with the aid of local rag pickers in 150 locations throughout India as part of this program.

Dabur has also been working with school children in small towns and villages as part of this commitment. Under this initiative, they educate the school children about different forms of garbage and the benefits of sorting them at the source.

First Plastic Waste Neutral Company

According to a statement, "Dabur has thereby become the first Indian consumer products manufacturer to reach this milestone. Dabur now collects, processes, and recycles the same amount of plastic trash that it sells in its product packaging every year, making it a "Plastic Waste Neutral" company ".

Dabur India Executive Director-Operations Shahrukh A Khan said, "It is a matter of great pleasure for the Dabur family, who have fought to not only collect plastic garbage from our cities, towns, and villages, but also to prevent it from reaching our landfills and seas."

Dabur India

Dabur has become a registered brand owner with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and all State Pollution Control Boards in India since November 2018. It is dedicated in collecting various sorts of plastic garbage from around the country.

Dabur India is the largest Science-based Ayurveda major in the country. The prominent FMCG company has brands including Dabur Chyawanprash, Dabur Honey, Dabur Honitus, Dabur Lal Tail, and Dabur Pudin Hara in the healthcare area, Dabur Amla, Vatika, and Dabur Red Paste in the personal care category, and Réal in the food and Beverages category.

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