Unilever slammed for breaking plastics pledge in Greenpeace report

By Alessandro Carrara | Published: 28-Nov-2023

Greenpeace’s report said around 1,700 ‘highly-polluting’ throwaway pieces of plastic are being sold each second

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Unilever has been slammed by Greenpeace International over allegations that it is on track to sell 53 billion single-use plastic sachets in 2023.

This equates to around 1,700 “highly-polluting” throwaway pieces of plastic being sold each second, according to the report created in collaboration with Future Market Insights.

The global campaigning group also criticised Unilever's pledge to halve its use of virgin plastic by 2025, and stated it is set to overshoot this target by nearly a decade.

The influx of single-use sachets is particularly

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