Tissue World Magazine

Essity has said 85% of its packaging will be manufactured from renewable or recycled material by 2025, as it announces new targets aimed at reducing its environmental footprint.

The targets are part of the company’s commitment to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s plastic initiative “A line in the sand.”

The commitment is aligned with Essity’s sustainability ambitions to improve the well-being of two billion people every day by 2030, and to reduce the environmental footprint of the company’s products by 33%.

Essity is a global hygiene and health company with brands including TENA and Tork, JOBST, Leukoplast, Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo, Vinda and Zewa.

The company has around 47,000 employees and net sales in 2018 amounted to SEK 118.5bn (EUR 11.6bn).