Who We Are

The Sustainable Packaging Coalition® (SPC) is an industry working group dedicated to a more robust environmental vision for packaging. Through strong member support, an informed and science-based approach, supply chain collaborations and continuous outreach, we endeavor to build packaging systems that encourage economic prosperity and a sustainable flow of materials.

The SPC is a project of GreenBlue®, a nonprofit that equips business with the science and resources to make products more sustainable.


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Project News

How2Recycle Label Program
The How2Recycle Label was initiated by GreenBlue's Sustainable Packaging Coalition to harmonize communication from industry to consumers on the recyclability of a package. The How2Recycle Label is a voluntary, standardized labeling system that clearly communicates recycling instructions to the public. Please visit the how2recycle.info website for additional information, including how to join this successful program!
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Foodservice Packaging
This Industry Leadership Committee studies the challenges and opportunities related to making packaging in the foodservice industry more sustainable
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SPC Advance 2014

Registration is now open for SPC Advance. Join in us in downtown Minneapolis this September for this uniquely-designed event with one goal in mind: helping you advance sustainability in your business. See the event program, speaker information, and more at www.spcadvance.com.
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Events



Featured Projects



COMPASS – Comparative Packaging Assessment

COMPASS® is online design assessment software that allows packaging professionals to compare the environmental impacts of their package designs using a life cycle approach. Read More...


Essentials of Sustainable Packaging Curriculum

The curriculum covers the fundamentals of a systems approach to packaging, environmental information on packaging materials, case studies of design innovations, and much more. Customized, on-site courses are available. Read More...


How2Recycle Label

The How2Recycle Label was initiated by GreenBlue's Sustainable Packaging Coalition to harmonize communication from industry to consumers on the recyclability of a package. The How2Recycle Label has successfully completed the Soft Launch, and the Full Launch is underway. We are looking for additional participants now! Read More...