Responsible Fiber Sourcing
3M is committed to sustainable forest management and the conservation of natural resources. 3M recognizes its responsibility to source paper products from suppliers that share these goals and are committed to providing products from sustainably managed forests.
Bio-based / Renewable Materials
Design For Recovery
Design packaging to be reusable, recyclable, and/or made with renewable resources.
Minimize the amount of material used. Optimize cube utilization at all pack levels. Eliminate all unnecessary packaging
Improving Recovery Infrastructure
In 2019, 3M also sponsored Closed Loop Partners’ Accelerate Circular Supply Chain Initiative. The overarching goal of this initiative is to evaluate and scale technologies that can meaningfully shift plastics supply chains toward more circular material flows.
Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Ensure GHG emissions at least 50% below our 2002 baseline by 2025, while growing our business.
2025: Goal Help our customers reduce their GHGs by 250 million tons of CO2 equivalent emissions through use of 3M products.