Greener Package Awards

2011 Greener Package Competition Overview

Letter from Sean Sabre, 2011 Awards Chair



2011 Judging Subcommittee
Sean Sabre, ModusLink Global Solutions, Awards Chair
Robert Combs, Burt's Bees
Joan L. Pierce, Colgate-Palmolive Company
Laurel McEwen, Earthshift
Brian O'Banion, Fibre Box Association
Scott Ballantine, Microsoft
Laura Rowell, MeadWestvaco Corporation
Ronald L. Cotterman, Sealed Air Corporation
Jack DiMartino, Stonyfield Farms
Minal Mistry, Sustainable Packaging Coalition
Ron Sasine, Wal-Mart

Congratulations to our 2011 award winners. See details here.

Award Category Winners

FDA-regulated (food, beverage, pharma)

Awarded for specific food, beverage, pharmaceutical, and medical device packages that meet a full spectrum of sustainability criteria.

Two Environmental Impact winners

One Innovator of the Year winner

Non-FDA-regulated products

Awarded for specific packages in personal care, household products, consumer products, consumer electronics, etc.

Two Environmental Impact winners

One Innovator of the Year winner

Secondary/large-format packaging

Awarded for cases, shippers, pails, drums, or large-product packaging that meet a full spectrum of sustainability criteria.

Two Environmental Impact winners

One Innovator of the Year winner

Packaging Machinery

Awarded for packaging machinery commercialized in an end user application that permits measurable sustainability.

Two Environmental Impact winners

One Innovator of the Year winner

Beyond the Package Award

Awarded to companies with packaging initiatives or processes such as effective package recovery/take-back programs that connect with recycled markets, unusually green manufacturing operations, or other initiatives that contribute to sustainability that go beyond an individual package.

1 winner

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