Johnnie Walker whisky will likely be offered in paper bottles from subsequent yr
Diageo is to roll out “100% plastic free” bottles of Johnnie Walker from subsequent yr, the newest instance of a serious drinks producer trying to maneuver towards extra sustainable types of packaging.
In a press release Monday, the British agency stated the bottle could be paper-based and “made fully from sustainably sourced wooden.”
The bottle’s improvement is the product of a collaboration between the drinks large and enterprise administration agency Pilot Lite, which in flip led to the event of a enterprise known as Pulpex Restricted.
Diageo described Pulpex Restricted as a “sustainable packaging know-how firm” and stated its paper bottle was each scalable and plastic free.
“The bottle is constructed from sustainably sourced pulp to satisfy food-safe requirements and will likely be absolutely recyclable in normal waste streams,” the agency, whose different manufacturers embrace Guinness and Baileys Irish Cream, stated.
Along with bottles for Diageo, Pulpex has arrange a “companion consortium” of fast-moving client items, or FMCG,…