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Partner Events

Check out the Carton Council policy meeting in New Orleans during the Resource Recycling Conference.

Resource Recycling Conference, Hilton New Orleans
Monday, September 15, 2014
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Space is limited. Please RSVP by Friday, August 29 to Carton.Recycling@hkstrategies.com

Latest News

August 12, 2014
Packaging provides defense against food waste
Greener Package

May 30, 2014
AMERIPEN Talks Packaging with FoodProductionDaily

March 17, 2014
That’s a wrap: Sustainable packaging’s role in cutting food waste
SmartBlog on Food & Beverage

February 5, 2014
AMERIPEN: Goals, progress, ‘passion’
Packaging World

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The goal of the American Institute for Packaging and the Environment (AMERIPEN) is to be the recognized cross-sectional North American industry and trade organization that advocates and educates on environmental packaging issues related to legislation and regulation.


NEW! “Reducing Fresh Food Waste: The Role of Packaging” Download the PDF brochure
Find out how joining AMERIPEN will benefit your company! Read our new membership brochure.
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“Chicken and packaging: A sustainable partnership” Download the PDF brochure

A Roadmap for Improved Packaging Recovery – 100 Cities Findings Download the PDF

White Paper: “AMERIPEN Analysis of Strategies and Financial Platforms to Increase the Recovery of Used Packaging” Download the PDF

Product Recovery Knowledge Map (PRKM) Interactive web-based knowledge mapping tool Access PRKM

More AMERIPEN educational materials are available on our Resources page!

Press Releases

Sep 15, 2014 AMERIPEN Elects 2014-15 Directors & Officers, Adds Technical Advisory Group Members Read Release

Aug 11, 2014 Putting Food Waste on a Diet: New AMERIPEN Brochure Explains How One Family Can Lose 654 Pounds
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May 14, 2014 AMERIPEN Annual Meeting to Build on Recent Momentum to Advance Packaging Recovery Policy Read Release

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