Less Plastic – level 2

11-10-2019 15:00

Unilever is a big company that makes many products. It pledged to reduce its use of new plastic by half by 2025.

Unilever is going to change its way its packages are made. It is going to reduce the new plastic that cannot be recycled, change to more reusable and refillable packages, and use more recycled plastic. It also wants to take in about 600,000 tons of plastic every year to process by 2025.

In 2025, Unilever hopes to use no more than 386,000 tons of new plastic. In 2018, it used 772,000 tons. It also wants all of its plastic to be reusable, recyclable, or compostable.

Difficult words: pledge (promise that you will do something that is important to you), process (work on something), compostable (when something turns into dirt when it is in the ground).

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