For People + The Planet
The SPC has developed tools, applications, and services to help your company take meaningful action toward packaging sustainability.
SPC Protective Packaging Design Challenge
The SPC and Ubuntoo have teamed up to launch an open challenge to identify sustainable protective packaging solutions.
Essentials of Sustainable Packaging
Online and in-person training courses on sustainable packaging topics.
The Goals Database
Database of 80+ 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)
A third party standard and tool to address challenges within the recycling value chain.
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.
Verifying Sustainable Sourcing Collaborative
Developing a resource on the sourcing of fiber-based packing for sustainability professionals.
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.
Studied the role that transport packaging plays in sustainability. Developed a resource on definitions and key considerations.
Cold Chain Packaging
Worked to unify the understanding of sustainable packaging for temperature-sensitive products as seen here.