Huhtamaki celebrates its 100 year anniversary by donating EUR 3 million to circular economy initiatives to address global sustainability challenges

18.5.2020 – Press Releases 

HUHTAMĂ„KI OYJ PRESS RELEASE 18.5.2020 AT 14:00

Huhtamaki celebrates its 100 year anniversary by donating EUR 3 million to circular economy initiatives to address global sustainability challenges

To mark its 100-year anniversary Huhtamaki is donating EUR 3 million to global sustainability initiatives with a local impact. We are acting today, educating for tomorrow and funding innovation for the future, making a difference where it matters most to help address global sustainability challenges and build circular economy initiatives.

Acting today by using innovative and emerging technologies to clean plastic waste – Huhtamaki is donating EUR 0.6 million to clean plastic waste from Mithi river in Mumbai, India. The project is also raising awareness on effective waste management. The recipient is a partnership consisting of United Nations Technology Innovation Labs (UNTIL), VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, a Finnish cleantech start-up RiverRecycle and an India-based citizen-led environmental movement Earth5R.

Link to the press release

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