The Essentials of Sustainable Packaging, Feb 19, Nashville, TN

  • 19 February 2018
  • Event Location : Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, 2800 Opryland Drive, Nashville, TN, 37214, United States
Event Description

The Essentials of Sustainable Packaging is a half-day training course that offers a comprehensive introduction to sustainability considerations that apply to the entire packaging life cycle: sourcing, design, recovery, and beyond.

Developed and led by the Sustainable Packaging Coalition and based on its principles of sustainable packaging, the Essentials of Sustainable Packaging provides cutting-edge information to bring a company’s entire staff (from packaging, procurement, branding, sustainability and CSR, marketing, management, to business development) up to a common level of understanding about how packaging sustainability relates to supply chain operations.

This event is conveniently co-located with the 2018 Plastics Recycling Conference in Nashville, TN.

  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Kelly Cramer leads the How2Recycle program as a Senior Manager at Sustainable Packaging Coalition. How2Recycle is the next generation recycling label for packaging that helps people recycle more, and recycle better. Under her leadership, the How2Recycle program has grown in membership size by 82% in a little over a year and a half and has strategically scaled its operations to successfully influence brands to change their packaging design to be more recyclable.

      In 2017 she co-created the new Essentials of Sustainable Packaging training course, and has spoken at many events, conferences and universities such as GreenBiz, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business, and the Walmart Packaging Sustainability Summit about topics ranging from sustainability trends to behavior change to why we’re all asking the wrong questions about circular economy.

      Charlotte Dreizen is a Project Manager at GreenBlue and leads the Composting Collaborative and compostable packaging work at the Sustainable Packaging Coalition. In the last 18 months, the Composting Collaborative has spearheaded research in pretreatment systems and composting access, as well as convened three in-person summits and kicked off a monthly webinar series.

      In addition, Charlotte co-developed the new Essentials of Sustainable Packaging course and has spoken at events like the New York City Food Waste Fair and the Green Sports Alliance Summit on organics recycling strategies. She holds a BA in International Affairs from the George Washington University with dual concentrations in International Development and International Environmental Studies. Charlotte is also a LEED Green Associate and has earned Living Future Accreditation through the International Living Future Institute.
  • Event type
    • Training

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