13696 Fri, 02/01/2008 - 12:14pm
BENTONVILLE, Ark.–Wal-Mart Stores will begin using its packaging scorecard to rate suppliers on their progress toward developing sustainable packaging and their ability to help the retailer reach its sustainability goals to reduce waste, use renewable energy and sell sustainable products.
Wal-Mart buyers will use the scorecard as a tool when making purchasing decisions.
The scorecard has been in the test phase for the past year. It reflects Wal-Mart’s goal to achieve a 5 percent packaging reduction by 2013.