Sustainable Packaging

Kraft recycling extended producer responsibility

Kraft risks being left out of recycling loop after rejecting EPR call

By Rory Harrington

Kraft Foods’ refusal to adopt a policy on extended producer responsibility (EPR) for its US packaging operations is likely causing millions of dollars of post-consumer waste ending up in landfill, said a shareholder advocacy group as it warned the move...

Ameripen president Gail Tavill

Ameripen to come of age in 2012

By Rory Harrington

US packaging body Ameripen plans to hammer out a raft of policy initiatives this year in a bid to establish itself as a leading voice on packaging and the environment, new president Gail Tavill told FoodProductionDaily.com in an exclusive interview.

New label will bring clarity and consistency - and help to combat greenwashing, says the SPC

New packaging recovery label bids to bring clarity and consistency

By Rory Harrington

A new packaging recovery label to be rolled out next year in the US will help industry comply with federal guidelines, boost recycling rates and ease consumer confusion over how best to recycle materials, said sustainability non-profit group GreenBlue.

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