Nestlé Waters North America was presented with Keep America Beautiful’s 2010 Vision for America Award for leadership in source reduction, innovative recycling practices, resource stewardship and community involvement.
Keep America Beautiful, Inc. is America’s largest volunteer-based non-profit community improvement organization, combining education with hands-on stewardship to make the nation’s communities cleaner, greener, safer, and more livable.
Nestlé Waters North America was honored with the award this year thanks to their many efforts to improve the company’s environmental performance, including:
- a 30% reduction in GHG emissions per liter of water in the past five years.
- a 60% reduction in the amount of PET bottles used in packaging over the last 15 years through package design and reducing the weight of materials
- support for aggressive recycling legislation that includes PET bottled water support of local infrastructure and institutions in the communities where the company operates
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