News and Events


New Board Elected at Annual Meeting

Lee Anderson of General Mills was elected President, and Susan Robinson of Waste Management was elected Vice President. New to the Board are Cathy Foley of Pratt Industries, Amy Glawe of Scholle IPN, Ritika Kalia of Dow Chemical, and Mike Prentiss of Procter & Gamble.

Special thanks go to Jeff Wooster of Dow Chemical and Laura Rowell of Sonoco (whose board terms are up), for their years of outstanding leadership and hard work!

AMERIPEN Takes Leadership Position in Effort to Maintain Funding for Recycling in North Carolina

As you know by now, we’ve been a big part of the collaborative effort designed to ensure that the state of North Carolina continues to fund recycling programs. Here’s a recent article from WasteDive.

AMERIPEN Joins WWF’s Cascading Materials Vision Program

AMERIPEN is excited to be part of WWF’s Cascading Materials Vision, which aims to extend the life of our natural resources. The Vision includes many of the philosophies upon which our organization is based, including science-based decision making, a systems approach, effective policies, and adaptability.

Read about the program and our participation here. We’re looking forward to helping deliver the progress needed to achieve it.



Global Pouch Forum
Speaker: Keynote Brian Wagner of AMERIPEN
June 14-16, 2017

Miami, FL

East Pack
AMERIPEN Panel Discussion: E-Commerce Packaging and Big Picture Thinking
June 13-15, 2017
New York, NY

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