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ALL ABOUT: Nestle’s New Cleanup Plans for Plastic Products

March 19, 2019, 10:00 AM

Fast-moving consumer goods companies have drawn fire for how much plastic litter their products generate—including Switzerland-based multinational Nestle SA.

Nestle found itself in the crosshairs in late 2018 when Greenpeace and other nonprofit groups sought to identify the companies behind trash piling up on beaches around the world. It came in third, behind Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo Inc., in the ranking of companies linked to the most plastic trash.

Nestle “is a brand that you very commonly find in the environment ...