Perspectives

Perspectives

  • Apr

    22

    2020

    Carton Council

    Thank you to those working hard to keep it going

    As we celebrate 50 years of Earth Day, we all are encountering many challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. While some recycling programs have unfortunately had to scale back or stop services, we know that everyone is working hard to keep services going.  

    The truth is that even during a pandemic, recycling is still an important component to our circular economy. Recyclers, in particular paper mills, are in a Read More...

  • Nov

    12

    2019

    Carton Council

    Each year, we look forward to America Recycles Day (ARD), November 15, as an opportunity to celebrate recycling, reflect on the significant progress that’s been made, and commit to working toward an even brighter future. This year, the Carton Council of North America is also particularly proud to be celebrating 10 years of carton recycling.

    In the same spirit as ARD, the Carton Council has embraced collaboration and recognized that when it comes to recycling, a rising tide truly lifts Read More...

  • Aug

    09

    2019

    Carton Council
    For the last 10 years, the Carton Council has been dedicated to a critical mission: increasing household access to food and beverage carton recycling in the U.S. to prevent cartons from ending up in landfills. In working toward this, we continue to utilize public-private partnerships, which play a key role in driving progress in not just carton recycling, but recycling in general. Following the successes of other collaborations, the Carton Council was excited to co-sponsor a Read More...
  • Apr

    18

    2019

    Carton Council

    While the recycling industry has recently faced some obstacles, it has never been more important to focus on improving recycling and  nurture the public-private partnerships that bolster it.

    We can all agree that we need to act swiftly and decisively to make improvements to our recycling system, but also recognize that it is not an undertaking that any one individual or organization can tackle alone. We must all work together to proactively improve the recycling system.   

    With Read More...

  • Mar

    22

    2019

    skettenburg

    Each year on March 22, the United Nations recognizes World Water Day and highlights the importance of water – in particular, drinking water. In addition to ensuring that people around the world have access to clean drinking water, there is also am emphasis on how this is achieved in a sustainable way.

    We are particularly proud that today, a growing number of brands are opting to package their drinking water in food and beverage cartons, an eco-friendly option for water on the go when Read More...