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CSR. Ikea adopts bio-based glue to reduce its carbon footprint

Ikea's new CSR commitment? A corn-based glue. While the group has been using a fossil-based glue responsible for 5% of its overall carbon footprint for 60 years, it has announced that it will reduce its use by 40% in favour of a biosourced glue.

Through Bleuenn Fequant. Published on 20 March 2023 Ă  10h12 - Update on 03 April 2023 Ă  15h33

Wood is the first material used by Ikea for the conception of its products. However, to bind the wood fibres that create the wardrobe or shelves displayed in the stores, the group used a fossil-based glue that is responsible for 5% of its global carbon footprint.…

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