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2024 AMERIPEN Annual Summit

April 23-25, 2024 | Hilton Alexandria Old Town

Thank you to all who joined us on April 23-25 in Alexandria, VA for our 2024 Annual Summit! This premier packaging policy event brought together industry leaders, government and elected officials, and figureheads from environmental nonprofits from across the country.

Through informative presentations, attendees engaged in discussions on emerging packaging policies, legislator perspectives, legal insights, and much more, helping us all keep our finger on the pulse of packaging policy. Please click below to read our recap from this event.


Packaging is recognized for all its benefits, including preventing waste and driving a circular economy.

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Be the leading voice for the packaging industry, using science to inspire, create and advocate for sustainable solutions for the packaging value chain.

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Proactive public policy

by developing legislative solutions, building industry coalitions, and directly advocating on behalf of members with an innovative multi-state government affairs strategy

Critical policy discussions

across the country to advance positive solid waste management solutions like sustainable materials management, life cycle thinking and more. AMERIPEN hosts webinars, generates media attention on critical issues, and educates members and policy makers.

Industry response

on chemical issues in packaging, including coordination of cross-industry comments to the Sustainable Accounting Standards Board (SASB).

Food waste

by articulating the role packaging plays in prevention, and identifying best practices and elevating case studies to create understanding that a little packaging can reduce a lot of waste.



AMERIPEN is the only organization exclusively focused on U.S. public policy for the entire packaging industry. We advocate on behalf of the entire packaging value chain – from material producers, to brand owners, to recycling partners – before state legislatures, and collaborate with stakeholders to advance the packaging industry’s public policy objectives.

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2024 Annual Partnership Program Sponsors


Using sound science and a philosophy of material inclusivity, we develop and advocate positions on issues related to packaging and the environment.

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