Events Details

Education and Outreach

As part of the SPC's education and outreach, it holds several in-person and online meetings and educational events a year. The SPC believes it will require collaboration throughout the supply chain to affect the change needed to realize sustainable packaging. As a result, the SPC continually looks for opportunities to advance its mission through participation in and hosting of conferences and meetings.


Essentials of Sustainable Packaging: Mexico City

November 15, 2011
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mexico City, Mexico
Hosted by Asociación Mexicana de Envase y Embalaje, A.C. (Mexican Packaging Association)

The Sustainable Packaging Coalition presents a one-day seminar introducing the key concepts of sustainability and what it means for packaging. 

Leading companies are incorporating sustainability initiatives into their core business practices. By attending this seminar, packaging professionals can learn about the sustainability considerations for packaging and the strategies that are needed to create packaging that is beneficial for people and the planet. The Essentials of Sustainable Packaging (International Edition) offers packaging professionals a comprehensive introduction to sustainability considerations that apply to the entire packaging life cycle: material sourcing, packaging design, manufacturing, transport, and final disposal.

Participants will learn about...

  • Responsible sourcing of packaging materials
  • Cleaner Production
  • Solid waster management and material recovery
  • Material Health considerations for packaging
  • Metrics and reporting for packaging performance
  • Lice cycle assessment for packaging
  • Navigating labels, claims and regulatory compliance

Additional Details

Date: November 15, 2011, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location: Homero # 538 Of. 101 Col. Chapultepec Morales, Mexico DF, Mexico 11570
Host: Asociación Mexicana de Envase y Embalaje, A.C. (Mexican Packaging Association)
AMEE Contact: Gabriela Martínez A., Membership Coordinator, Events and Publications