For People + The Planet
The SPC has developed tools, applications, and services to help your company take meaningful action toward packaging sustainability.
Extended Producer Responsibility
A policy approach that assigns producers responsibility for the end-of-life of products.
The Essentials of Sustainable Packaging
Online and onsite training courses on sustainable packaging topics.
The Goals Database
Database of 350+ companies’ public packaging sustainability and corporate sustainability goals.
Design For Recycled Content Guide
The definitive guide for scaling up use of recycled content in packaging.
Recycled Material Standard (RMS)
Advancing the use of recycled materials
The How2Recycle® Label is the leading US-based on-package recycling label.
How2Compost is a standardized on-package label that tells consumers if a package is certified compostable.
The SPC + The Recycling Partnership’s initiative to build a roadmap for a stronger American recycling industry.
SPC Innovator Awards
The Sustainable Packaging Coalition recognizes meaningful contributions and advancements towards more sustainable packaging through the annual SPC Innovator Awards.
FlexPack Recovery Challenge
The SPC and Closed Loop Partners have teamed up for a brand new challenge, debuting at SPC Impact 2019.
Scaling Up Composting in the Charlotte Region
Brought organics and compostable packaging diversion to the Charlotte, NC area.
COMPASS® is a design assessment software that compares the environmental impacts of packaging.
By generating ideas, participating in working groups, and lending expertise, SPC members play an integral role in our collaboratives.
Mixed Paper Collaborative
This collaborative will explore the recovery and utilization of mixed paper (MP).
Safe & Circular Materials Collaborative
Exploring the challenges of safe and circular packaging materials and accelerating the transition to safer alternatives.
Shipping Liquids Collaborative
Discussing and mapping key issues and learnings on where damages occur in liquids shipping, the testing environment, and sustainable packaging solutions.
Compostable Packaging Collaborative
Sharing knowledge and best practices on labeling and composting infrastructure for compostable packaging, including both fiber products and compostable bioplastics.
Next Markets Collaborative
Exploring how companies can support current and future end markets to create more demand for recycled materials.
Multi-Material Flexible Packaging Recovery Collaborative
This Collaborative’s studies sustainable end-of-life solutions for multi-laminate flexible packaging.