Eagle Protect PBC, the supplier of disposable gloves and clothing to the food industry from the U.S. has announced its plans to collaborate with international suppliers and customers for improvement of sustainability savings regarding the usage of disposable glove. The company found out that the usage of gloves has not taken into consideration to make a positive impact on the environment. There is an enough opportunity as there are nearly 30 billion gloves have been used in the U.S. food market each year. This could be used as an opportunity to impact the climate change and waste.
The firm has announced its plans to lower the food waste in the U.S. by 20% by 2022. This is equivalent to reduction of 65 million pounds of glove and packaging waste, 5,000 shipping containers, and 160 million gallons of water. It aims to achieve this goal through replacement of thick poor-quality gloves having high failure rates with stronger, thinner, and superior quality nitrile gloves.
“Many companies have goals to reduce their environmental impact, and disposable gloves are one area of food handling where companies can make significant sustainability savings," said Steve Ardagh, Eagle Protect CEO and Founder, in a statement in a press release. "We have successfully assisted companies in their zero-waste journey and are currently working with major food handling companies to further reduce their environmental impact."
Eagle has been developing new gloves for the food industry and changing how organizations see disposable gloves. Frequent tears and double gloving with poor-quality gloves should not be tolerated. Companies have been shifting to the quality gloves with environmental and food safety benefits. The unique sustainability initiatives led Eagle to become one of the leading companies in the global disposable glove industry.
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