Walmart says it will work with suppliers to reduce or eliminate toxic chemicals in its products and cut its agriculture fertilizer use on as many as 14 million acres of farmland in the US by 2020. In its effort to reduce fertilizer use, Walmart says it will require suppliers that use commodity grains, such as corn, wheat and soy in their products, to develop a fertilizer optimization plan with clear goals to improve performance based on Sustainability Index research. The company announced these and other sustainability initiatives at its Global Sustainability Milestone Meeting yesterday. Click HERE to read more.
– November 12, 2013Posted in: Green Cleaning Knowledge Center, Green News Roundup, Health, Sustainability