05 June 2017

Celebrating World Environment Day with product innovations

Tetra Pak believes that, at their core, environmental problems are business problems. On the other hand, environmental excellence creates value for businesses in terms of revenue generation, cost reduction and brand equity, in addition to protecting our natural environment. Here's a look at some of Tetra Pak's newest innovations that are helping food and beverage manufactures reduce their environmental impact.
17 May 2017

Circular Economy, Sustainable Materials Management, and the Importance of KPIs

Adam Gendell, Associate Director at the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC), shared with us his take on a SustPack 2017 session about packaging and metrics, in which Jason Pelz, VP of Environment for Tetra Pak Americas, was a panelist. Adam gets at the importance of having a set of key performance indicators (KPIs) to guide and measure progress in sustainable packaging, and Jason’s explanation of how Tetra Pak applies its own KPIs. This piece originally appeared on SPC’s Green Blue blog.
 
22 April 2017

Earth Day – A Time to Reflect and Recommit

For Earth Day, Carton Council reflects on the progress our industry has made around carton recycling.
21 April 2017

Score high with retailers and consumers through sustainability indexes

Tetra Pak's Environment Specialist, Scott Byrne, looks at the ways sustainable packaging can be give brands a competetive advantage, both with retailers and consumers.
07 February 2017

Measuring Climate Impact with Scientific Precision

Tetra Pak is the first company in the food packaging industry to have its climate impact reduction targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative. In this Q&A, Mario Abreu, Tetra Pak's Vice President of Environment, discusses how science can help companies measure and maintain a laser focus on their sustainability goals. 
02 February 2017

Factors that Impact Consumer Recycling Behavior

Residential recycling is an essential component of creating a circular economy, but what motivates consumers to recycle their waste? In her article, Elisabeth Comere discusses the key factors that affect recycling behavior and how conscientious companies can move the meter closer to a circular economy. 

 

01 January 2017

The Role of Food and Beverage Packaging in Limiting Climate Change

Elizabeth Comere explores food and beverage packaging choices as an important part of the solution to climate change in her latest article featured in Triple Pundit. 
14 November 2016

Increasing Recycling Rather Than Just Supporting It

America Recycles Day is upon us, but does America recycle? Studies overwhelmingly reveal that Americans support recycling and believe that if more people recycled, it would help the environment. Unfortunately, support for recycling doesn’t always translate into action. This post from Jason Pelz, Vice President of Environment for Tetra Pak North, Central and South America, explores why. 
14 October 2016

Do Consumers Really Want What They Say They Want?

Globally, the sustainable packaging market is expected to hit $244 billion by 2018. While this number reflects activities across a variety of industries, there’s little doubt that awareness and interest in sustainable packaging is growing, both in the food and beverage industry and beyond.

But do consumer purchasing behaviors related to sustainable packaging follow their opinions on the topic? In her latest article in Triple Pundit, Elisabeth Comere explores sustainability from the consumer’s perspective 
28 September 2016

New Business Models for Enabling the Circular Economy

New business models lie at the heart of the circular economy, a restorative or regenerative economic model in which resources are endlessly cycled back into supply chains and waste does not exist. Accenture has identified five circular business models companies can leverage – singly or in combination – to generate resource productivity improvements in innovative ways that also cut costs, generate revenue, and enhance customer value and differentiation.