The Carton Council of North America, a group of carton manufacturers united to deliver long term collaborative solutions in order to divert valuable cartons from the landfill, has been awarded the 2013 Outstanding Recycling Partnership Award by the State of Texas Alliance for Recycling (STAR).
This award reiterates the tremendous progress that has been made for carton recycling access in major Texas cities, such as Dallas and San Antonio, through private-public collaboration with industry and community organizations alike.
Since forming in 2009, the Carton Council has helped expand carton recycling access in Texas from 0 to 22 percent, which includes nearly two million households. In order to drive this expansion, the Carton Council collaborated with recovery facilities, communities and recycling organizations to ensure cartons were included in recycling programs and consumers were properly educated about carton recycling.
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