Pact on packaging waste


Marea members (front row, from left) Dutch Lady Milk Industries Consumer Dairy business director Ramjeet Kaur, Goh, Aranols, Colgate-Palmolive Malaysia legal counsel Wanaz Merican, (second row, from left) Tetra Pak Malaysia managing director Michael Wu, Etika Group of Companies CEO Khalid Alvi, Fraser & Neave Malaysia CEO Lim Yew Hoe, Unilever Malaysia legal counsel Lisa Tan, (third row, from left) Spritzer CEO Kenny Lim, Mondelez International Malaysia managing director James Kane and Coca-Cola Malaysia chief financial officer Sumit Goyal.

COGNISANT of the rising environmental impact from consumer packaging waste, industry leaders in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector have teamed up to address the issue.

The Malaysian Recycling Alliance (Marea) has been established to enable a voluntary, industry-led extended producer responsibility (EPR) group of like-minded companies to focus on boosting the value chain and significantly improving collection and recycling of post-consumer packaging.

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