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 Challenge  

SPC Protective Packaging 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.

Industry Leadership Committees

Join other members in Industry Leadership Committees (ILCs) to collaborate on topics of interest. Objectives ranging from discussions and knowledge sharing to development of resources and reports. All Industry Leadership Committees are free to join, no prior experience necessary.

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Next Markets  

Next Markets

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

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Cold Chain Packaging Completed

Cold Chain Packaging

This working group is focused on finding sustainable solutions to the growing market of cold chain packaging.

Multi-Material Flexible Packaging Recovery  

Multi-Material Flexible Packaging Recovery

This Industry Leadership Committee studies sustainable end-of-life solutions for multi-laminate flexible packaging.

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Forest Products Working Group  

Forest Products Working Group

This working group develops innovative solutions that supports a sustainable forest products industry.

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Transport Packaging Completed

Transport Packaging

This Industry Leadership Committee studies the role that transport packaging plays in sustainable packaging systems.

The Role of Packaging in WBCSD’s Vision 2050 Completed

The Role of Packaging in WBCSD’s Vision 2050

This Industry Leadership Committee studies the World Business Council for Sustainable Developments "Vision 2050" report and examines how packaging fits in to this ambitious blueprint for sustainable production systems.

Event

SPC Impact 2020

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SPC Engage Montreal

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