Sources of scientific data referencing Minties
|Environmental :: Packaging / Recycling||National Packaging Covenant Signatory||Signatory to the National Packaging Covenant (mk2- began September 2005), a voluntary agreement to encourage waste minimisation.||Nestle Australia|
|Environmental :: Packaging / Recycling||Environment Victoria||Nestle has been criticised in Environment Victoria's DUMP report 2004, winning the GOLD DUMP AWARD for using a 'Large ratio of packaging to product'. Their product 'Friskies Heartworm & Allwormer tablets for large dogs' is packaged in unidentified rigid plastic Cardboard Foil with paper reminder stickers.||Nov. 3, 2004||Nestle Australia|
|Environmental :: Packaging / Recycling||Environment Victoria||Going Backwards Award for negative trends in Environment Victoria's DUMP report 2007. Nescafe Short Black coffee jar. The smoky colour of the glass jar will be rejected for recycling; the lid contains two different plastics and a foam insert, none of which can be recycled, and the tamper-proof seals are made of metalised plastic which can’t be recycled.||Feb. 6, 2007||Nestle Australia|
|Good Shopping Guide||Brands in 'bottled water' category received BOTTOM Rating; with a score of 36 out of a possible score of 100 in the Ethical Company Organisation's 2009 'Good Shopping Guide' (uk) which evaluates brands with regard to the Environment; Animal Welfare and Human Rights records.||Nestle Australia|
|Environmental :: Climate Change||Carbon Disclosure Leadership||Listed in the 2010 Global 500 Carbon Performance Leadership Index under Consumer Staples sector with the rating of A for the performance score||Jan. 1, 2010||Nestle Australia|
|Environmental :: Genetic Engineering||2010 True Food Guide [True Food Network - Greenpeace]||Company has brands that are rated 'green' in Greenpeace True Foods Guide 2010, signifying a clear policy on excluding GE-derived ingredients, including oils derived from GE crops, and animal products from animals fed on GE crops.||May 16, 2010||Nestle Australia|
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