Sustainability Resources

Use the information here as handy references on sustainability in general, and as it relates to plastics products and packaging. In addition to ‘hot off the press’ news, we’ve included some of our older studies.

We value your input - so please contact us to let us know what resources are of most interest to you, what you’d like to see more of or any other studies that we should consider adding to this page. 

Reports coming soon in these categories:

Driving Improvements in Plastic Packaging’s Environmental Performance Through The Circular Economy & Sustainable Material Management -  Presentation June 22, 2017

June 22, 2017 (Whistler B.C.) - CPIA’s V.P. of Sustainability, Joe Hruska presented “Driving Improvements in Plastic Packaging’s Environmental Performance Through The Circular Economy & Sustainable Material Management” to a well-attended conference of 300 industry professionals from the government, non-profit, and business sectors. The main objective of the presentation was to propose the Circular Economy (CE) could be made more effective through a complimentary life cycle approach found in the Sustainable Materials Management (SSM) framework. 

AMO 2016 Conference - Presentations

AMO 2016 Conference Aug. 17, 2016 - Presentations

Sustainability General - coming soon

Coming soon.

Managing Waste - coming soon

Coming soon.

Energy Recovery 

Energy Bag Program

Energy Recovery Using the Energy Bag 
Dow has teamed with municipal and industry partners to implement an alternative for plastic waste with the Energy Bag Programs . The Energy Bag Programs demonstrate that non-recycled plastic items - like juice pouches, candy wrappers and plastic dinnerware - can be collected and converted into an energy resource and helps identify a way to keep more material out of the landfill. More on Dow's Energy Bag Program.