General Mills made substantial progress on achieving our environmental sustainability goals during fiscal 2010, along with developing expanded and more aggressive sustainability goals for our manufacturing facilities by fiscal 2015.
Compared with fiscal 2010, in fiscal 2011 we:
- Generated about 7,000 fewer metric tons of solid waste.
- Cut water usage by about 560,000 cubic meters.
- Lowered greenhouse gas emissions by about 10,000 metric tons.
- Reduced our total energy use by more than 49 million kilowatt hours.