Wal-Mart to trim packaging by 5%

09/25/2006 | Wall Street Journal, The

As part of its environmentally friendly initiative, Wal-Mart Stores is calling for its suppliers to help it reduce its packaging by 5%. "Improved packaging means less waste, fewer materials used, and savings on transportation, manufacturing, shipping and storage," Wal-Mart chief executive H. Lee Scott Jr. said.

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