Derric Brown

Evergreen Packaging

Derric Brown is Director Sustainability for Evergreen Packaging and is located in Canton, NC. Evergreen Packaging is the largest producer of paperboard-based gable top beverage packaging products globally and in the United States. He currently leads Evergreen’s sustainability programs including carton recycling and sustainable forestry initiatives. As Vice President of Sustainability of the Carton Council, Derric has worked to increase household recycling access and recovery of gable top and aseptic cartons from 18% in 2008 to over 60% today. Derric currently serves as a Board Member for the Carton Council, The Recycling Partnership, the Southeast Recycling Development Council and Haywood Waterways Association.