Eliminate Unfavorable Materials
In 2018, we developed a national plan to eliminate single-use plastic grocery shopping bags by 2025
To address any concerns our customers may have about Bisphenol A (BPA) in product packaging, we have been working to limit the presence of BPA in the Our Brands portfolio.
Kroger will recycle over 200 million pounds more plastic by the end of 2020, from a baseline of 2016. Kroger will recover over 3.3 billion tons of cardboard annually by the end of 2020. Kroger is committed to enabling customer sustainability and increasing the recyclability communication on all applicable Our Brands packaging by 2020. We forecast that each year we will triple the amount of products that have our PLEASE RECYCLE directive and chasing arrows symbol on our products’ packaging labels.
Achieve 40% electricity savings in supermarkets by 2020, using 2000 as a baseline year. Achieve 3% annual reduction in electricity consumed per unit produced in our plants. Achieve 3% annual reduction in natural gas consumed per unit produced in our plants