Carton News

Carton News

Welcome to our newsroom. Below find recent media coverage, as well as press releases.

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Representative Media Coverage

WCCO-TV CBS Minneapolis, Shakopee Recycling Company Reveals State-Of-The-Art Sorting Robot, November

Material Handling & Logistics, AI Offers a Smarter Path to Sustainable Packaging, September

Recycling Today,  AMP Robotics, Carton Council install second robot for carton sorting, July 

American Recycler, Using Robotics Helps Recycle Consumer Cartons, June

Brand Packaging, Recycling Milestone, June

Waste360, What Robotics and AI Could Mean for the Future of the Industry (Part One), June

CBS News, Denver Recycling Center Testing Robotic Sorter, May

Recycling Product News, Advancing the Sort With Robotics, April 

Forbes, This Recycling Robot Uses Artificial Intelligence To Sort Your Recyclables, April

Fox 13 Tampa Bay, Earth Watch: New recycling logo, April

Resource Recycling, Carton-plucking 'Clarke' brings robots into recycling, April

Environmental Leader, The Future of Recycling is...Robots?, April

Packaging World, Robot programmed to separate cartons in recycling stream, March

Resource Recycling, What Comes After 60 Percent, March

Food In Canada, The carton's role in the story of recycling, March

Food Navigator, Cartons help brands sell sustainability with new unqualified 'please recycle' claim, February

Lifehacker, You Don't Need to Flatten Your Milk Carton Before Recycling, and Other Carton Recycling Tips, February 

Business Insider, You're recycling your milk carton all wrong, February

USA TODAY, Snapshot - What makes us recycle, February

Earth911, Carton recycling now available to 60% of homes, February 

Resource Recycling, Cartons hit 60 percent recycling access milestone, January

Archived Media Coverage (2012-2016)

Press Releases

Innovative Green Products and New Technologies Grow End Markets for Recycled Food and Beverage Cartons, September

Robots Become a Reality in the Evolution of Carton Recycling, August

Pilot Program Teaches Robots How to Make Carton Recycling More Efficient, March

Food and Beverage Cartons are Officially a Mainstream Recycable Commodity, January 

Archived Press Releases (2012-2016)

Industry News

The Recycling Partnership, The Recycling Partnership Announces Opening of Latest Cart Grant Round, April

The Recycling Partnership, Portland Maine Rolls Out Recycling Carts with The Recycling Partnership, March