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Tetra Pak Pledges Support for EU Plastics Strategy


LAUSANNE, Switzerland, January 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --

Tetra Pak pledges to support the European Commission's Plastics Strategy, announced today as part of the EU Action Plan for a Circular Economy.  

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Dennis Jönsson, President and CEO, Tetra Pak said: "Although around 75% of our packaging is made from paperboard, we also use plastics as a protective layer and to produce the package openings.

"The EU's Plastics Strategy is an important step towards a low-carbon Circular Economy based on recycling, renewables and responsible sourcing, and we are ready to make our contribution as a leading food processing and packaging provider."

Notes to the editors: 

About Tetra Pak Tetra Pak is the world's leading food processing and packaging solutions company. Working closely with our customers and suppliers, we provide safe, innovative and environmentally sound products that each day meet the needs of hundreds of millions of people in more than 170 countries. With more than 24,000 employees around the world, we believe in responsible industry leadership and a sustainable approach to business. Our motto, 'PROTECTS WHAT'S GOOD™', reflects our vision to make food safe and available, everywhere.

More information about Tetra Pak is available at http://www.tetrapak.com