For People + The Planet

For People + The Planet

Join the companies leading the way to develop meaningful sustainable packaging solutions

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Join the companies leading the way to develop meaningful sustainable packaging solutions

Become a Member

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Projects

The SPC has developed tools, applications, and services to help your company take meaningful action toward packaging sustainability.

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SPC Protective Packaging Design Challenge  

SPC Protective Packaging Design Challenge

The SPC and Ubuntoo have teamed up to launch an open challenge to identify sustainable protective packaging solutions.

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The Essentials of Sustainable Packaging  

The Essentials of Sustainable Packaging

Online and onsite training courses on sustainable packaging topics.

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The Goals Database  

The Goals Database

Database of 80+ companies’ public packaging sustainability and corporate sustainability goals.

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Design For Recycled Content Guide  

Design For Recycled Content Guide

The definitive guide for scaling up use of recycled content in packaging.

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Recycled Material Standard (RMS)  

Recycled Material Standard (RMS)

Advancing the use of recycled materials

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How2Recycle®  

How2Recycle®

The How2Recycle® Label is the leading US-based on-package recycling label.

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How2Compost  

How2Compost

How2Compost is a standardized on-package label that tells consumers if a package is certified compostable.

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ASTRX  

ASTRX

The SPC + The Recycling Partnership’s initiative to build a roadmap for a stronger American recycling industry.

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SPC Innovator Awards  

SPC Innovator Awards

The Sustainable Packaging Coalition recognizes meaningful contributions and advancements towards more sustainable packaging through the annual SPC Innovator Awards.

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FlexPack Recovery Challenge  

FlexPack Recovery Challenge

The SPC and Closed Loop Partners have teamed up for a brand new challenge, debuting at SPC Impact 2019.

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Scaling Up Composting in the Charlotte Region Completed

Scaling Up Composting in the Charlotte Region

Brought organics and compostable packaging diversion to the Charlotte, NC area.

COMPASS Completed

COMPASS

COMPASS® is a design assessment software that compares the environmental impacts of packaging.

Collaboratives

By generating ideas, participating in working groups, and lending expertise, SPC members play an integral role in our collaboratives.

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Shipping Liquids Collaborative  

Shipping Liquids Collaborative

Discussing and mapping key issues and learnings on where damages occur in liquids shipping, the testing environment, and sustainable packaging solutions.

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Verifying Responsible Sourcing Collaborative  

Verifying Responsible Sourcing Collaborative

Developing a resource on the sourcing of fiber-based packing for sustainability professionals.

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Compostable Packaging Collaborative  

Compostable Packaging Collaborative

Sharing knowledge and best practices on labeling and composting infrastructure for compostable packaging, including both fiber products and compostable bioplastics.

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Next Markets Collaborative  

Next Markets Collaborative

Exploring how companies can support current and future end markets to create more demand for recycled materials.

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Multi-Material Flexible Packaging Recovery Collaborative  

Multi-Material Flexible Packaging Recovery Collaborative

This Collaborative’s studies sustainable end-of-life solutions for multi-laminate flexible packaging.

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Transport Packaging Completed

Transport Packaging

Studied the role that transport packaging plays in sustainability. Developed a resource on definitions and key considerations.

Event

SPC Virtual Winter Series 2021

Event

SPC Impact 2021

Recent news

GreenBlue and NSF International Announce Launch of the Public Comment Period for the Recycled Material Standard (RMS)

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Legislation’s Role in Creating a Resilient Circular Economy

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How Films are Recycled and Manufactured in a Circular Film-to-Film Process at Revolution

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Three Takeaways from Breaking the Plastic Wave