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KEEPING THE FUTURE IN MIND TODAY
You love your pets and you want a safe and clean environment where you can play together for years to come. And so do we. That’s why Purina is not only committed to the quality, safety and health of our pets, but also to our planet.
When it comes to sustainable business practices this means we source ingredients responsibly, continuously work to reduce our energy, water, and waste from our operations, optimize our packaging and transport our products using highly efficient methods.
Nestlé Purina believes corporate sustainability means we need to do our part to reduce our environmental impact every day. To support Nestle’s Global goals, at Purina Headquarters and across our 20+ manufacturing facilities in the United States, we’re taking positive steps to be good stewards of the water we use, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and minimize waste. Here’s what we’re working towards:
Zero Waste In 2020
We’ve committed to send zero waste to landfills. We’ve already made great progress toward this commitment.
At the end of 2017, 75 percent of Purina facilities achieved zero waste to landfill.
We continuously promote responsible water stewardship in and around our factories, efficient water use in manufacturing and effective treatment of the water we discharge - all to preserve the right to clean water for our communities.
We’re contributing toward Nestle’s global goal to improve water use efficiency per ton of product to achieve an overall reduction of 35%.
Responsible Energy Use
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions means we use cleaner fuels
and continually look for ways to source renewable electricity.
32% of our electricity in the U.S. comes from renewable sources such as solar, hydro power, and by purchasing renewable energy credits.
Our partnership with UPS has helped reduce 8,515 Metric Tons of CO2 Emissions since the start of the program in 2015. This is equivalent to 10,029 acres of U.S. forests in one year.
We pride ourselves on using packaging that maintains the integrity of our products while also having a low impact on the environment. Recycling 75% of all aluminum cans would keep 11.8 million metric tons of carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere.
Purina’s wet food can products are easily recyclable as they are made from either aluminum or steel (“tin”). Both metals are recyclable but aluminum can be recycled endlessly resulting in a huge decrease in waste that ends up in landfills.
Look for the How2Recycle icon to help you recycle your cans.
“I dare you to think bigger,
to act bigger, and to be bigger.”
- William Danforth, Purina Founder
OUR PET FOOD PRODUCTS
Purina offers formulas designed for any dog or cat's unique needs and preferences. We'll help you find the perfect match.