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

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Upcoming Event SPC Impact 2020 Mar 31, 2020 - Apr 2, 2020 View Event

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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Essentials of Sustainable Packaging  

Essentials of Sustainable Packaging

Online and in-person 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)

A third party standard and tool to address challenges within the recycling value chain.

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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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Verifying Sustainable Sourcing Collaborative  

Verifying Sustainable 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.

Cold Chain Packaging Completed

Cold Chain Packaging

Worked to unify the understanding of sustainable packaging for temperature-sensitive products as seen here.

Event

SPC Impact 2020

Event

SPC Immerse

Recent news

Announcing the Finalists of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition’s Protective Packaging Design Challenge

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What Can Reuse Programs Learn from the Loop Reusable Shopping Platform?

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Welcome: Danielle Davis

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Understanding the Potential of New Technologies with Our Essentials of Chemical Recycling Course