Menasha Corporation Publishes 9th Annual Social Responsibility Report

  Menasha Corporation has published its ninth annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report, highlighting the company’s environmental, social and governance performance during the calendar year 2018. The report includes updates on GHG emissions, water use, waste, safety, certifications, and acquisition and expansion … [Read more...]

NWPCA Sponsors the PCR to Benchmark Environmental Performance of Wooden Pallets

July 16, 2019 –   UL has announced the publication of the first-ever Product Category Rules (PCR) for wooden pallets. The PCR may be used to benchmark the environmental impacts of wooden pallets, and sets a new precedent for life cycle assessments for pallets made from other materials. Product Category Rules (PCRs) are a set of requirements and … [Read more...]

Berry Global Signs the Ellen MacArthur Foundation Global Commitment

EVANSVILLE, Ind.--Berry Global Group, Inc. has signed the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment to eliminate plastic pollution at its source. The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment is led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with UN Environment. Berry’s involvement with the Global Commitment is complementary to its efforts … [Read more...]

LCA Shows Balanced Environmental Results for Produce Container Systems

ITASCA, IL  – The Corrugated Packaging Alliance (CPA) has released a new life cycle assessment (LCA) of produce packaging which shows neither corrugated containers nor reusable plastic containers (RPC), have an advantage in all environmental impact categories. The full LCA is available for download … [Read more...]

Brambles|CHEP Launches Zero Waste World in North America

Initiative focuses on eliminating physical waste, eradicating empty transport miles and cutting out process inefficiencies in the supply chain CHEP, a Brambles company and a global leader in supply chain solutions, has announced a new initiative called Zero Waste World at the Sustainable Brands conference in Detroit, MI. This program, being … [Read more...]

DS Smith Announces Global Partnership with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation

DS Smith reinforces its commitment to the circular economy with new partnership and £1 million community fund DS Smith, a leading international provider of sustainable packaging, has today signed an agreement to become a Global Partner of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. The partnership will accelerate the company’s circular economy drive and … [Read more...]

Brambles among the top three sustainable companies in the world

Sydney, Australia – 26 March, 2019 – Brambles, the leading supply-chain logistics company operating in more than 60 countries primarily through the CHEP brand, has been named the second most sustainable company in the world by Barrons Magazine, following Accenture, the Dublin-based consulting and professional-services corporation. Barrons, … [Read more...]

Government review of IPCC methodology report final draft starts on 28 January

GENEVA, Jan 25 – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will open the final draft of its new methodology report, the 2019 Refinement, to government review on 28 January, bringing the report one step closer to consideration for adoption by the IPCC in May. The 2019 Refinement, whose full name is 2019 Refinement to the 2006 IPCC … [Read more...]

IFCO donates food to Münchner Tafel

PULLACH, GERMANY, 18. December 2018: As part of its ongoing support of food banks worldwide and a more sustainable world, IFCO SYSTEMS, the leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions, yesterday donated food items to Münchner Tafel e.V.. The donations were handed over by IFCO employees and CEO Wolfgang Orgeldinger. In total, IFCO … [Read more...]

LPR supports reforestation in France with the planting of nearly 100,000 trees

  LPR-La Palette Rouge (a Division of Euro Pool Group) has joined with "Plantons pour l’avenir" to support the French timber sector and as part of its aim to support the biosourced economy. Since 2016, LPR's support has contributed to the planting of nearly 100,000 trees in France. This partnership is an integral part of LPR’s sustainable … [Read more...]