Wyeth Nutriton’s plant in Askeaton Co Limerick recently opened a wild butterfly meadow. The 18,000 square foot meadow was opened with the hope of increasing varieties of native butterflies in the area.
John O’Sullivan, Factory Manager, Nestlé’s Wyeth Nutrition, has said “Our butterfly meadow here at Askeaton is part of our overall sustainable strategy which includes reducing our environmental footprint and enhancing local biodiversity. I would like to thank all those involved in the establishment of the butterfly meadow including the local community, local school children and our external experts, Butterfly Conservation Ireland. Our plant is delighted to contribute to the overall Nestlé in Ireland ‘Creating Shared Value Plan’, which aims to establish butterfly meadows in all of our 15 sites. We look forward to recording new butterfly sightings in the local area over the coming years.”
Nestlé’s Wyeth Nutrition Infant Formula plant at Askeaton, engages in a wide range of environmental sustainability activities that targets water use, energy, raw material procurement, biodiversity and waste; including Nestlé’s Wyeth Nutrition Infant Formula sites zero to waste policy.
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Pictured Above: Pictured at the announcement of the creation of a unique butterfly and wildflower meadow at the Nestlé’s Wyeth Nutrition Infant Formula plant in Askeaton, Co Limerick were students from Askeaton National School including Libby Moran, Shania O’Shaughnessy and John O’ Sullivan, Factory Manager, Nestlé’s Wyeth Nutrition and
Source: Wyeth Askeaton