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Evergreen Packaging Wins 2014 AF&PA Sustainability Award for Sustainable Forest Management

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) recognized Evergreen Packaging as a leader in sustainability with a 2014 AF&PA Sustainability Award. The award was presented at AF&PA’s annual meeting on Friday, Nov. 7 in Carefree, Ariz.

Evergreen Packaging received a Leadership in Sustainability Award for Sustainable Forest Management for its Certified Success – Evergreen Forest Certification program. Designed to recognize exemplary sustainability programs and initiatives in the paper and wood products manufacturing industry, the annual awards are given based on the merit of entries received across multiple categories.

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Evergreen Packaging Recognized by AF&PA with 2014 Leadership in Sustainability Award for Sustainable Forest Management

Evergreen Packaging today announced the company is the recipient of the 2014 American Forest & Paper Association’s (AF&PA) Leadership in Sustainability Award for Sustainable Forest Management for its Certified Success – Evergreen Forest Certification Program.

“It’s an honor to be the recipient of the Leadership in Sustainability Award for Sustainable Forest Management,” said Evergreen Packaging President and CEO John Rooney. “This award reinforces Evergreen Packaging’s commitment to promoting responsible forest management practices.”

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Evergreen Packaging Teams Up With KidsGardening.org To Launch National School Gardening Competition

Memphis, TN (Oct. 27, 2014) – Today Evergreen Packaging, with support from KidsGardening.org, announces the launch of Carton 2 Garden, a nation-wide competition that gives students a hands-on experience in repurposing empty cartons to build or enhance their school garden.

“Partnering with KidsGardening.org as our gardening expert allows us to encourage students to learn about gardens as a means to promote healthy diets, while also teaching them the importance of eco-friendly packaging,” said Katie Lewis, marketing manager at Evergreen Packaging. “Students can use recycled cartons from home and school, which also reinforces eco-friendly practices.”

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Beverage Packaging Influences Consumer Perception of Contents

A recent 2014 Eco-Focus® Trend Study introduced the Eco-Fresh Shopper, a growing segment of eco-conscious consumers who spend more than $2.9 trillion dollars in groceries annually. This group has distinct needs when shopping for food and beverages. In addition to freshness, personal health (76%) and the environment (60%) are top of mind for these consumers. A product’s package can greatly influence their perception of a product’s quality in these respects.

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Consumer Packaging Trends for Beverage Manufacturers and Retailers to Watch

A recent 2014 Eco-Focus® Trend Study introduced the Eco-Fresh Shopper, a growing segment of eco-conscious consumers who spend more than $2.9 trillion dollars in groceries annually, and revealed some important trends impacting the beverage industry for organizations that are interested in attracting this audience. As these consumers become increasingly more aware of environmental issues they are changing the way they view and interact with product packaging.

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