Kraft Salad Dressing
Dupont Winner

Kraft Salad Dressing →

19 percent weight reduction, improved transport efficiency and energy conservation

Green Choice 100 Paperboard
PAC: Raw Materials and Ancillary Services (made in Canada) - Gold

Green Choice 100 Paperboard →

Strathcona Paper's GreenChoice 100 is manufactured from 100% post-use recycled waste paper fibres.

CARGO PlantLove™ Lipstick
Dupont: Notable Accomplishment

CARGO PlantLove™ Lipstick →

The new design enables easier recycling and has the added benefit of using a renewable polymer (PLA) as the material of construction.

Eco Tray for CD & DVD
PAC: Branded Package (made in Canada) - Bronze

Eco Tray for CD & DVD →

The eco tray reduces the carbon footprint of the finished product by 85-90%, compared to conventional plastic packaging.

Sustainable Packaging

  1. Is beneficial, safe & healthy for individuals and communities throughout its life cycle;
  2. Meets market criteria for performance and cost;
  3. Is sourced, manufactured, transported, and recycled using renewable energy;
  4. Optimizes the use of renewable or recycled source materials;
  5. Is manufactured using clean production technologies and best practices;
  6. Is made from materials healthy in all probable end of life scenarios;
  7. Is physically designed to optimize materials and energy;
  8. Is effectively recovered and utilized in biological and/or industrial closed loop cycles.

The criteria presented here blend broad sustainability objectives with business considerations and strategies that address the environmental concerns related to the life cycle of packaging. By successfully addressing these criteria, packaging can be transformed into a closed loop flow of packaging materials in a system that is economically robust and provides benefit throughout the life cycle - a sustainable packaging system.