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Walmart

Last Update: Apr 26th, 2019
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Bio-based / Renewable Materials

Recycled Content

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Target at least 20 percent post-consumer recycled content in private brand packaging by 2025.

Maximize recycled and sustainably sourced renewable content.

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Responsible Fiber Sourcing

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By 2020, Walmart’s goal is that private brand products made of pulp and paper will be sourced with zero net deforestation.

Renewable / Alternative Energy

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Since 2005, we’ve been working toward a goal of operating with 100% renewable energy

Be powered by 50 percent renewable energy by 2025

Drive the production or procurement of 7 billion kilowatt hours (kWh) of renewable energy globally by Dec. 31, 2020—an increase of more than 600 percent versus our 2010 baseline.

Double the number of on-site solar energy projects at our U.S. stores, Sam’s Club locations and distribution centers by 2020, compared with our 2013 baseline. That’s more than 480 sites by 2020.

Energy Consumption

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By end of 2020, reduce kWh per square foot energy intensity of Walmart facilities by 20% vs 2010 baseline (reached 10% by end of FY 2016).

Moving ahead, we will continue to look for innovative ways to improve our fleet efficiency as we fold our fleet goals into our broader goal of using 100 percent renewable energy.

Material Efficiency

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Reduce private brand plastic packaging when possible, optimizing the use to meet the need.

Water Consumption

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Gain increasing visibility over the next 10 years into key metrics regarding yields, water usage, and GHG in food supply chains.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Work with suppliers to reduce 1 Gigaton of emissions between 2015 and 2030.

Reduce emissions in our own operations by 18 percent.

Manufacturing / Operational Waste

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Create zero waste across our global operations

Achieve more than 90 percent of waste diversion from landfill and incineration in our own operations in Canada, Japan, the U.K., and the U.S., according with Zero Waste International Alliance guidelines by 2025.

Continue working to divert waste in all markets, moving as fast as infrastructure and best practices allow.

Improving Recovery Infrastructure

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In FY2017, we committed to a new goal to have 100 percent of the packaging used for our private-brand products be recyclable by 2025.

Design For Recovery

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In FY2017, we committed to a new goal to have 100 percent of the packaging used for our private-brand products be recyclable by 2025.

Increasing Recycling

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Label 100 percent of food and consumable private brand packaging with the How2Recycle® label by 2022.

Eliminate Unfavorable Materials

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Work with suppliers to eliminate the non-recyclable packaging material PVC in general merchandise packaging by 2020.

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