Circular economy

Our pledge for a more sustainable business model

From 2020 to 2025, we commit to make Circular Economy a priority lever to accelerate the development of integrated sustainable business solutions for our customers.

The integration of Circular Economy in our business is a strong enabler to achieve Lyreco sustainable goals as well as a strong response to the increasing customers demand for integrated sustainable business products, solutions and practices. In 2020, we issued our 5 commitments pledge to help our customers make faster progress towards a drastic reduction of non-recyclable waste in the workplace, and ultimately reduce their impact on the environment.

 

This is our pledge
Our 5 commitments towards circular workplaces

By 2025, Lyreco will propose a ‘recycle-ready’ alternative for any product the customer wish to purchase.  “Recycle-ready” items are products made ‘from materials that can be re-inserted into the end-to-end value chain criteria for recyclability or recycled contents will be assessed according to ISO 14021 standards.

By 2025, Lyreco will provide a collection solution for all ‘recyclable’ products, ensuring their effective recycling, and provide information on their future use.

1.

Be the 1st company in our industry with a full range of recycle-ready items

By 2025, Lyreco will propose a ‘recycle-ready’ alternative for any product the customer wish to purchase.  “Recycle-ready” items are products made ‘from materials that can be re-inserted into the end-to-end value chain criteria for recyclability or recycled contents will be assessed according to ISO 14021 standards.

2.

Provide end-of-life collection and process back used-materials into the manufacturing chain

By 2025, Lyreco will provide a collection solution for all ‘recyclable’ products, ensuring their effective recycling, and provide information on their future use.

3.

Remove all non-circular packaging from the products we sell

By 2025, Lyreco will reduce packaging use and ban non-recyclable plastic packaging for any product 

4.

Ban single-use or non-circular plastics from all our offices

By 2025, Lyreco will ban single-use and non-circular plastics from all our premises, because acting in an exemplary way is a pre-requisite to engage our customers.

5.

Develop a circular economy  standard for the workplace industry with European stakeholders

By 2025, Lyreco will contribute with European authorities and Circular Economy key actors to define a standard for the workplace.

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