Perspectives

Perspectives

  • Jun

    16

    2017

    Carton Council

    By Carla Fantoni, vice president of communications for the Carton Council

    Whether food and beverage cartons have been recycled in your community for years, or are a new addition, it’s important to educate about them clearly. Websites are a critical source for recycling information for residents (second only to a product’s packaging).

    Here are a few recommended ways for describing cartons on a community or materials recovery facility (MRF) website’s list of accepted Read More...

  • Apr

    10

    2017

    Carton Council

    By Derric Brown, director of sustainability for the Carton Council of North America and Evergreen Packaging

    While the Carton Council of North America has always placed great importance on Earth Day, it holds even more significance this year. After almost a decade of education, hard work and strong collaboration, carton recycling is now available to more than 60 percent of U.S. households, and is officially considered mainstream! 

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  • Feb

    23

    2017

    Guest Blogger

    By: Isabelle Faucher, Managing Director, Carton Council of Canada

    AMERICANA, Environmental Forum and International Trade Show, is recognized as one of the leading multi-sector events of its kind in North America. It is a forum for the exchange of knowledge and practical experience, providing environmental and economic solutions to over 10,000 attendees from 40 countries.

    Taking place in Montreal, a city actively putting forward initiatives to preserve and protect the Read More...

  • Jan

    23

    2017

    Jason Pelz

    By Jason Pelz

    The Carton Council of North America is proud to announce that carton recycling has reached a major milestone and is now considered mainstream! Food and beverage carton recycling is available to 60 percent of U.S. households - a substantial majority of consumers, which means that cartons can now carry the standard “Please Recycle” logo, according to the Federal Trade Commission green guidelines.

    This achievement has Read More...

  • Jan

    19

    2017

    Carton Council

    Let’s face it. The holidays can be stressful – so we thought we’d have a little fun! Enjoy these tips:

    Do make recycling easy for your guests by leaving recycling containers near the trash containers.

    Don’t hide your recycling bins behind your car in the garage.

     

    Do re-gift.

    Don’t do it in front of the person who originally gave you the gift!

     

    Do feel free Read More...