Iceland calls for supplier support to reach plastics phase-out target

Iceland has sent letters to all of its suppliers, calling on them to support the retailer in eliminating plastics packaging from its own-label products by the end of 2023.

Iceland is working closely with its 100+ own label suppliers on the pledge, through regular working groups

Signed by joint managing directors, Richard Walker and Nigel Broadhurst, the letters have been sent to more than 400 suppliers. For own-label suppliers, which are covered by Iceland’s plastic elimination commitment for 2023, a letter was sent outlining current progress and asking for continued support. A separate letter has been sent to branded suppliers not covered by the pledge, calling on them to join Iceland on its plastics phase-out journey.

Iceland’s managing director Richard Walker, said:

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