McDonald’s celebrates innovations in energy savings, recycling and other environment-focused areas around the world.
Reusing air-conditioning condensation to water plants and clean. Repurposing advertising banners into fashionable tote bags. Recycling used cooking oil to power generators at a hospital. Today, Oak Brook, Ill.-based McDonald's Corp. celebrates these and dozens more examples of passion and innovation in the 2012 Global Best of Green report.
McDonald’s is the world’s leading global foodservice retailer with more than 33,500 locations serving approximately 68 million customers in 119 countries each day. Best of Green is a collection of best practices that focus on the environment and provide tangible positive impact for the company’s business and brand. The report illustrates progress in eight categories: energy, packaging, anti-littering, recycling, logistics, communications, green building and greening the workplace.