Arla’s dairy product packaging to use 40% less plastic

Each bucket has 16 grams less plastic than the former packaging and is 100% recyclable – this ensures a plastic saving of 270 tonnes of plastic every year

Dairy firm Arla has launched a more sustainable packaging for its dairy product, skyr, which it says will use 40% less plastic and enable a 30% carbon dioxide reduction.

Each bucket has 16 grams less plastic than the former packaging and is 100% recyclable - this ensures a plastic saving of 270 tonnes of plastic every year.

The food company says it has replaced the plastic that has been removed with cardboard from responsibly managed forests and which can be recycled.

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