By Kathryn Beros, Baringa expert in Environmental and Sustainability & Srishti Srivastava, Sustana Sustainability Specialist
Jim Schneider, Vice President of Operations at Sustana Fiber, discusses the evolution of recycling and how it can change food packaging for the better.
Every day more than 700,000 tons of waste—enough to fill over 60,000 garbage trucks—makes its way to landfills across the US. While some will be burned for energy and some will stay in the dump, a large portion will be diverted towards one of two solutions valued for their environmental impact: recycling or composting.
To understand how each solution works, imagine the journey of two of those trucks.
Sustana Fiber’s Jim Schneider and TriplePundit talk about coffee cup recycling and what is needed to scale
Sustana’s Emily Olson and TriplePundit talk about how e-commerce can contribute to the sustainable packaging trend
Sustana’s Emily Olson and TriplePundit talk about how to meet eco-conscious consumer demands through sustainable supply chain partnerships
Sustana Fiber’s Jim Schneider and Steven Minor discuss recycling trends with Triple Pundit.
Sustana Fiber recently installed a brand new high-capacity shredding machine at its Breakeyville mill in Quebec, which will improve the recycling process for aseptic and gable top containers, also known as multilayer cartons, such as milk and juice cartons.
As the climate crisis continues, consumers around the world are evaluating their use of everyday items—and paper products are no exception. There is a growing demand for brands to take steps toward sustainability and leveraging sustainable recycled fiber rather than virgin pulp in paper products is one place to start.
Amidst growing concerns and conversations around the environmental issues facing our society, businesses need innovative sustainability solutions that go beyond traditional efforts. But how do we get there? And what do businesses need to keep in mind when aiming to shift their supply chain from linear to circular?