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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Projects

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

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Extended Producer Responsibility  

Extended Producer Responsibility

A policy approach that assigns producers responsibility for the end-of-life of products.

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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 350+ 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  

Scaling Up Composting in the Charlotte Region

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

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COMPASS  

COMPASS

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

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Collaboratives

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

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Mixed Paper Collaborative  

Mixed Paper Collaborative

This collaborative will explore the recovery and utilization of mixed paper (MP).

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Safe & Circular Materials Collaborative  

Safe & Circular Materials Collaborative

Exploring the challenges of safe and circular packaging materials and accelerating the transition to safer alternatives.

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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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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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Event

SPC Engage 2021

Event

SPC Advance 2021

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Advancing the Conversation on Chemical Recycling

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Advanced Plastics Recycling: Challenges, Concerns, and Closing the Loop

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Three Global Perspectives on Legislation from SPC Engage

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SPC Releases Comprehensive Update of its Centralized Availability of Recycling Study