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Since 1997, our members have invested over €350 million through Repak to support packaging recycling in Ireland, and have helped to grow packaging recycling and recovery from under 15% in 1998 to 90% in 2016, with Ireland is now ranked one of the top performers in Europe for packaging recycling amongst the EU 27.

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Over 98 percent of the waste generated by Coca-Cola HBC in Ireland is recycled, with less than 1% percent going to landfill. Coco Cola also encourages its consumers to recycle cans and bottles, working with Repak to fund packaging recycling in Ireland.
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In 2008, Glenisk achieved an internal recycling rate of 97%, a 45% reduction in waste going to landfill and a 12% reduction in use of plastic packaging, all of which helped to garner it the Repak Award for Outstanding Practice.
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Ikea works with Repak to further increase recycling rates at its Ikea Dublin facility - which is the equivalent to five and a half soccer pitches in size and employs over 412 staff. Currently, less than 15% of Ikea's waste goes to landfill worldwide and will make a significant contribution to our recycling goals in building on Ireland’s success in packaging recycling.
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Unilever is committed to 100% recyclable plastic packaging by 2025 and in 2017 announced a commitment to ensure that all of its plastic packaging is fully reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025, and call on the FMCG industry to accelerate progress towards the circular economy.
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The world's biggest food company, Nestlé, has committed to going landfill-free by 2020. That might mean reusing, recycling or burning to generate power. Nestle chooses whatever the best use for each material is and which prevents it from ending up as landfill.
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Coffee purveyors Java Republic has committed to at least a 20% reduction in general waste by 2017, thanks to smart waste disposal and education in-house, alongside a 20% increase in our volumes of waste for recycling by 2017. So far, it has recycled 61 tonnes of waste since 2011.
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By 2020, Diageo aim to have eliminated waste to landfill from its operations. Diageo strive to find new and better ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle - such as improved segregation methods which can significantly reduce waste to landfill.
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Danone has been working diligently to reduce its carbon footprint and continues to do so on two fronts; reducing the amount of plastic it use during manufacture and improving the way it recycles products after consumption.

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