L’Oréal has committed to a 60% reduction in waste from its plants and distribution centres by 2020 and aims to send zero waste to landfill from any of its industrial sites by 2016 (plants met this target end 2015). This is an ambitious challenge for the Group, which defines “waste” as any solid substance that is not marketed as a finished product.
Reduction of waste generated by our plants and distribution centres since 2005 (in grams prr finished product). Our target: -60% by 2020.
of industrial waste* sent to landfill in 2016 by our plants and distribution centres in 2016.
In December 2016 our target of "zero waste to landfill" has been reached, 4 years ahead of schedule!
* excluding local regularoty constraints
of waste generated by plants and distribution centres were recovered in 2016.
Among those, 69% of this waste was used as a material (reused or recycled).