REDUCING SINGLE USE PLASTIC

RESPONSIBLY SOURCED AND CRAFTED

Nestlé Malaysia is proud to announce that we are the first Food and Beverage Company in Malaysia to innovate our packaged drinks to be more sustainable!

We have fully transitioned to 100% paper straws for our entire MILO UHT range. These new paper straws are environment-friendly and meet Nestlé’s stringent product quality standards to ensure safety of our consumers. This initiative is estimated to eliminate over 200 million plastic straws per annum. 

While it may seem like a small step, switching to paper straws creates a significant impact on the environment. Let’s be part of this sustainability effort! Together, we can strive for a better and greener world for generations to come.
Current Products with Paper Straws:MILO Paper Straw Product

FAQ

We are the first Food and Beverage company in Malaysia to introduce paper straws with our drink packs.

Since 2020, 100% of our MILO® UHT range has been transitioned to paper straws to help eliminate 200 million plastic straw usage per year.Today, up to 65% of Nestle Malaysia’s total plastic packaging is designed for recycling. This is in line with our pledge to make 100% of our packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025.

Our paper straws are made from Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified paper and responsibly-sourced from suppliers that meets strict guidelines and standards.

We are committed to ensure that our transition do not result in new deforestation nor is it sourced from irresponsible suppliers.

Using paper based is just one of several actions we are taking as part of our broad set of solutions in order to reduce plastic packaging waste in a meaningful and sustainable way.
We have also conducted consumer research on the prototypes to ensure that the paper straw is sufficiently sturdy to serve its purpose for the average duration required to consume the product.

The straws on the MILO® UHT pack are made from paper and are safe for drinking use.

We source our paper from various suppliers around the world who comply with our stringent responsible sourcing guidelines and who supply FSC certified paper.

The entire MILO® UHT pack is recyclable after you finish drinking it. All you need to do is push in the paper straw when you’re done and do these 3 simple steps:

Step 1 – Push the straw in

Step 2 – Flip the sides of the pack up

Step 3 – Flap the bottom of the pack

Step 4 – Flatten the pack, and put it into the nearest paper recycling bin!

The plastic wrapper is used to ensure the paper straws are protected from moisture and contamination, and are safe to be used when drinking.

Rest assured that the plastic wrapper that comes with the paper straw can be fully recyclable together with the pack.