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Bio-based / Renewable Materials

Design packaging to be reusable, recyclable, and/or made with renewable resources.

Apple

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Designing and building products and packaging with recycled and renewable materials, and using materials more efficiently.

 

AR Packaging Group AB

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AR Packaging Systems products will increasingly use renewable raw materials (in addition to cartonboard) so that 25% of plastics will be biobased [by 2025]. AR Packaging Flexibles will increase the ratio of renewable raw materials to 60% [by 2025].

Berry Global

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2025: Encourage the development of renewable materials.

Clif Bar & Co.

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2025: 25% of the plastic used in our packaging will be made with renewable or recycled materials

Conagra Brands Inc.

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Our sustainable packaging strategy includes a goal of making 100% of Conagra Brands’ plastic packaging renewable, recyclable or compostable by 2025.

Danone North America

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We aim to offer consumers bottles made of 100% renewable plastic (bioPET) by 2025.

delfort USA, Inc.

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Responsible input: increase the use of eco-based or eco-friendly raw materials.

Eco-Products

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In 2020, determine opportunities to incorporate certified sugarcane fiber into our supply chain and develop a roadmap for achieving certification.

FedEx

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In addition to purchasing our paper from certified forest programs, we continue to incorporate alternative fibers into our product mix.

FERRERO Technical Services S.r.l.

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Use of packaging made from renewable sources (+10% compared to 2009) by 2020.

General Mills, Inc.

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We continually innovate to reduce the environmental impact of packaging through better design – by decreasing materials use, switching to lower impact materials (including renewable) and improving truckload packing efficiencies.

Henkel Corporation

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We aim to reduce the amount of virgin plastics from fossil sources in our consumer products by 50 percent. We will achieve this by increasing the proportion of recycled plastic to more than 30 percent, by reducing the plastic volume, and by increasingly using bio-based plastics.

J. M. Smucker Company, The

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Goal: Strive to use 30% post-consumer recycled or renewable resource materials in plastic packaging by 2030

Kao USA, Inc.

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Our Renewable initiatives include converting petroleum-based resins to bioplastics derived from renewable plant sources, such as polylactic acid and bio-polyethylene.

L’Oréal

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By 2030, 100% of the biobased ingredients for formulas and packaging materials will be traceable and will come from sustainable sources. None of them will be linked to deforestation.

Metsa Board Americas

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We are looking for fossil free solutions to replace for example oil-based latex used in paperboard and phenolbased glues used in wood products.

Microsoft

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Incorporate 100% recycled, renewable or responsibly sourced content in packaging.

O.Berk Company

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We will continue to explore opportunities to introduce this plant-based PET into our supply chain to reduce carbon emissions and move away from petroleum-based materials.

Plastic Ingenuity

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Bio-materials — we’re always researching and developing more sustainable and/or biodegradable materials to find options that meet the rigorous requirements of our high-quality packaging.

Polyplex USA LLC

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Efforts are underway to introduce our sustainable range of products with bio-ethanol-based input materials.

Procter & Gamble

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Create technologies by 2020 to substitute top petroleum-derived raw materials with renewable materials as cost and scale permit.

Seventh Generation

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100% of agricultural products certified sustainable including palm oil, virgin wood pulp, coconut, soy, citrus, corn [by 2020]

100% of materials and ingredients will be sustainable bio-based or recycled [by 2025]

Tetra Pak Inc.

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Our goal is to field test an aseptic package made fully from renewable sources by 2022.

Toray Plastics (America), Inc.

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At Toray Plastics (America), R&D is focused on the development of materials that are fossil fuel-free, compostable, biodegradable, and/or recyclable.

Tyson Foods, Inc.

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The packaging design process prioritizes increasing the use of recyclable and renewable materials, as well as minimizing packaging where possible.

UPM Raflatac

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We’re committed to moving beyond fossils by developing alternative, net positive renewable labeling solutions.

Walmart

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Maximize recycled and sustainably sourced renewable content

Winpak Ltd.

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We continue to explore and evaluate bio-based thermoplastics

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