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GreenerPackage: Knowledge exchange for sustainable packaging Anne Marie Mohan


Watch our video: See a renewable-resource content film disperse in water >>

Biofilm™ TPS films made with renewable-resource content of 85-90% by weight is certified home and municipally compostable and water dispersible. Learn more for food and retail packaging.

Klöckner Pentaplast

Get brilliant clarity using 30% renewable-resource content film >>

TerraPET® films offer the same clarity and performance as standard APET with up to 30% renewable-resource content. Learn more for food packaging, retail packaging, and boxmaking.

Klöckner Pentaplast

Watch our video: Find out what we've done with 10.1 billion recycled plastic bottles >>

SmartCycle® films are made from recycled plastic bottles for use with your existing processing and sealing methods. Learn more for food packaging, retail packaging, and boxmaking.

Klöckner Pentaplast

Watch our video: Learn how you can change to polyester without changing a thing >>

Pentapharm® kpVantage® , a high-performance polyester-based film, allows you to change to polyester using your same package design, equipment, tooling, and lidding. Learn more for pharmaceutical packaging.

Klöckner Pentaplast

Add value to your brand with packaging made from recycled plastic bottles >>

Radius Toothbrush uses distinctive SmartCycle® packaging film and logo to show consumers what they are doing to protect the environment and save energy.

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P&G partners with supplier of plant waste-based ethanol

Kimberly-Clark has focus on People, Planet, and Products for 2012

Glass perceived as most environmentally friendly package, says study

"Grumpy old man," or greenwash getting worse?

Sustainable Packaging Symposium
Latest Sustainable Packaging 
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Hinged deli containers are 100% rPET

Package: Clamshell
Material type: Polymers: PETE
Company: PACKAGING 2.0

Sustainability claims
Check Mark Post-consumer content:100%
Check Mark Recyclable? Yes
Claims 3rd Party Reviewed

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Lightweight, breathable HDPE netting can be formulated for composting

Package: Bag, pre-formed: Stacked
Material: Polymers: HDPE
Company:Conwed Global Netting Solutions

Sustainability claims
• Greenhouse gas reduction: 10-24%
• CONEG documentation? Yes
• Waste-to-energy? Yes

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PP-based calcium-carbonate additive provides low carbon footprint

Package: Raw Material
Material: Additives: Performance additive
Company: Heritage Plastics

Sustainability claims
• CONEG documentation? Yes

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Post-consumer regrind material included in HDPE laundry detergent container

Package: Bottle
Material: Polymers: HDPE
Company: Graham Packaging Company L.P.

Sustainability claims
• Post-consumer content:25-49%
• Pre-consumer content: 10-24%
• CONEG documentation? Yes
• Shipping efficiency? Yes

Packagers: Source sustainable packaging materials using the Greener Package Database

Suppliers: Submit your sustainable packaging product for free

Third-party review: Explanation