READING MATERIAL

The Future

Living in the Future (HBR)

The Foresight Gap: What too many organizations get wrong (Foresight Culture)


Food Waste and Packaging:

Reducing Food Waste  (AMERIPEN)

The Role of Packaging in Minimizing Food Waste in the Supply Chain of the Future  (RMI University)

Reducing Food Waste by Extending Product Life (WRAP)

Taking Stock: Retail Shrink Solutions (Sealed Air)

Food Waste Reduction (FPA)

PAC Food Waste Report

Food Waste (EUROPEN)

Fresher for Longer (INCPEN)

Roadmap to Reduce U.S. Food Waste (ReFED)


Circular Economy/Sustainable Materials Management:

Packaging and Sustainability: Challenges and Directions in the Context of the Circular Economy (ABRE)

Maximizing the Benefits of Circular Economy and Sustainable Materials Management Models For Product-Packaging Systems (AMERIPEN)

Diversion, But at What Cost (Calvin Lakhan)

Optimizing Emisisons Targets for Residential Recycling Programs (Calvin Lakhan)

See Also:

Towards a Circular Economy: Business Rationale (Ellen MacArthur Foundation)

Circular Economy (Ellen MacArthur Foundation)

Sustainable Materials Management – The Road Ahead (EPA)

Sustainable Materials Management (EPA)


New Plastics Economy:

The New Plastics Economy: Catalysing Action (Ellen MacArthur Foundation)

Sea of Opportunity: Supply Chain Investment Opportunities to Address Marine Plastic Pollution (Vulcan/Encourage Capital)


E-Commerce:

Optimizing Packaging for an E-Commerce World (AMERIPEN)

Packaging: At the Forefront of E-Commerce Growth & Sustainability (AMERIPEN)


State Panels:

Michigan 2017 Governor’s Recycling Council: Report and Recommendations

Michigan 2017 Solid Waste and Sustainability Advisory Council Report

AMERIPEN Comments on Michigan Solid Waste and Sustainability Advisory Proposals

Minnesota 2015 Solid Waste Policy Report

Materials Management in Oregon: 2050 Vision and Framework for Action


MRF of the Future:

Materials Recovery for the Future (MRFF) and Report

The Reflex Project and Report

Carton Plucking ‘Clarke’ Brings Robots into Recycling (Resource Recycling)

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