In a major achievement, Dabur on Monday said it has become a 100 per cent ‘Plastic Waste Neutral company’ in India and claimed to be the first Indian consumer goods company to achieve this landmark.
Dabur has collected, processed and recycled around 27,000 MT of post-consumer plastic waste from all over India in the 2021-22 financial year, the company said in a statement.
Dabur’s plastic waste management initiative was rolled out in the year 2017-18.
Under this initiative, Dabur has till date collected a total of over 54,000 MT of plastic waste (Recyclable and Non-Recyclable) direct from the end-users with the help of local rag pickers in 150 cities across India.
As part of this commitment, Dabur has also been working with school children across small towns and villages, educating them about various types of waste and the benefits of segregating them at the source.
Dabur India is a leading FMCG Company and owns brands such as – Dabur Chyawanprash, Dabur Honey, Dabur Honitus, Dabur Lal Tail and Dabur Pudin Hara in the Healthcare category; Dabur Amla, Vatika and Dabur Red Paste in the Personal care space; and Réal in the Food & Beverages category.