Unilever reveals half of its factories send 'zero waste' to landfill

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Company announces UK is one of 18 countries whose operations send no non-hazardous waste for disposal

More than half of Unilever's factories sent no non-hazardous waste for disposal last year, saving the equivalent of almost €70m and ensuring that 'zero waste' was sent to landfill. The company announced...

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