Collaboratives are opportunities for SPC members to work together on specific areas within sustainable packaging and translate their discussions into actionable outputs. While each Collaborative has a different objective, their holistic goal is to help guide SPC members and the industry at large in navigating and identifying opportunities to address sustainable packaging challenges.


Active Collaboratives relevant to SPC’s Innovation Pillar



Discussing reusable packaging fundamentals and challenges, while identifying opportunities where reusable packaging fits in the sustainable packaging space.

Compostable Packaging Collaborative

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


Active Collaboratives relevant to SPC’s Packaging Design Pillar



Focused on giving SPC Members the tools to translate best practices for the design of sustainable packaging across their organization, with a particular focus on marketing and R&D teams.

Retailer Collaborative

Focused on helping retailers advance their sustainable packaging goals with the help of their supply chain by tackling shared challenges to meeting PCR targets and gathering data to align efforts.


Active Collaboratives relevant to SPC’s Policy Pillar


Packaging Policy Collaborative

Exploring the complex legislative landscape of policy related to packaging sustainability and end of life.


Active Collaboratives relevant to SPC’s Recovery Pillar


Flexible Packaging Recovery Collaborative

Advancing sustainable recovery solutions to enable flexible plastic packaging to be part of the circular economy.

Chemical Recycling Collaborative

Focused on making sense of the range of chemical recycling technologies and identifying where these technologies can be applied to advance circular and sustainable packaging systems.

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