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.