Perspectives

Perspectives

  • Nov

    28

    2017

    Carton Council

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

    In November, the Carton Council had the exciting opportunity to partner with actress, author and environmental activist Annabelle Gurwitch for a “satellite media tour” in recognition of America Recycles Day, which was November 15.

    Through this partnership, we were able to go onsite with Annabelle to the ReWall Company facility in Des Read More...

  • Nov

    09

    2017

    Carton Council

    By Jason Pelz

    For years, San Francisco has been recognized for its environmental friendliness. Around the city, you will find no shortage of recycling containers, and it’s clear they have fostered a community that is committed to remaining on the cutting edge of environmental leadership. 

    Given that San Francisco was the first U.S. city to make both recycling and composting mandatory, the Carton Council is especially excited about the most significant Read More...

  • 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...