This Alliance aims to turn the current challenge of plastic waste in Sub-Saharan Africa into an opportunity to create jobs and commercial activity by improving the collection and recycling of plastics.
Facilitate and support their local subsidiaries to engage proactively in market levelpublic-private partnerships, industry collaboration and alliances;
- Share knowledge, encourage innovation and collaborate on technical and other solutions appropriate for Sub-Saharan Africa as well as participate in local pilot initiatives;
Engage with the investment community, policymakers and others to accelerate the development and financing of the necessary waste management infrastructure and systems.
This announcement follows a series of specific initiatives and steps to accelerate action to tackle plastic waste, in line with Nestlé’s commitment to making 100% of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025.