- June 7, 2021 / 4 min readTo celebrate this new commitment, KFC Canada is partnering with Toronto-based artist, Briony Douglas to design and create an iconic KFC bucket installation made entirely out of home compostable materials.
In celebration of World Environment Day (June 5), KFC Canada announces a huge milestone in its sustainability journey by 2025, all consumer-facing packaging will be fully home compostable.
KFC will begin piloting its first home compostable bucket this year. This bold commitment will divert nearly 200 million pieces of packaging from Canadian landfills each year.
“One of our leading principles at KFC Canada is feeding people, not landfills. The move to 100% home compostable consumer packaging is a bold and ambitious step we are taking to inspire positive change in the communities we operate in,” said Nivera Wallani, President & General Manager, KFC Canada.
Protecting the planet is one of KFC’s core values and they have made great strides in lessening their environmental footprint over the last several years. Recent highlights in KFC Canada‘s sustainability journey include; Testing of fibre-based cutlery, Introduction of bamboo buckets, Removing plastic straws and bags.
“Our packaging is a part of our heritage and our storytelling. Beyond its iconic image, we want KFC’s packaging to be forward-thinking, inspiring, and to champion functionality, food safety and eco-friendly solutions,” said Armando Carrillo, Innovation Manager, KFC Canada.
To celebrate this new commitment, KFC Canada is partnering with Toronto-based artist, Briony Douglas to design and create an iconic KFC bucket installation made entirely out of home compostable materials. The installation, which Douglas will complete over 25 days – a nod to the 2025 commitment, will be revealed on June 30.
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