Author: GreenBlue

30×30 Nature Challenge: The Challenge Within

On May 1, GreenBlue staff committed to participating in the David Suzuki Foundation’s 30×30 Nature Challenge to spend at least 30 minutes outside for 30 days in May. We can’t believe how the month flew by, but the unanimous reaction was that our outside time was beneficial and is likely the start of many new good habits. Here are a few of our group’s reactions … More

How2Recycle Label Completes Successful Soft Launch and Welcomes The Kellogg Company

We are delighted to announce the successful completion of the soft launch phase of our How2Recycle recycling labeling system. In addition, major brand name Kellogg’s will be joining the 11 other leading companies already taking advantage of the How2Recycle Label, including Ampac, Best Buy, Clorox, Costco Wholesale, Esteé Lauder Companies Aveda Brand, General Mills, Microsoft, Minute Maid, Sealed Air, Seventh Generation, and REI. A photo … More

How2Recycle Label Completes Successful Soft Launch and Welcomes The Kellogg Company

Kellogg’s Joins Leading Brands in Implementing the Sustainable Packaging Coalition’s Recycling Label as Project Enters New Phase CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, March 20, 2013 – The Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC), a project of sustainability nonprofit GreenBlue, today announced the successful completion of the soft launch phase of its How2Recycle recycling labeling system. In addition, major brand name Kellogg’s will be joining the 11 other leading companies already … More

GreenBlue Advisory Services to Offer Standardized Packaging Design Assessment

Organization Leverages Its COMPASS Life Cycle-Based Design Software to Provide Affordable Packaging Analysis CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, February 20, 2013 – Sustainability nonprofit GreenBlue today announced the addition of a new service to its Advisory Services offerings—a standardized packaging design assessment. Companies interested in designing more sustainable packaging can now take advantage of this service to receive an environmental life cycle profile of new packaging formats or … More

Advisory Services to Offer Standardized Packaging Design Assessment

We are excited to announce the addition of a new service to our Advisory Services offerings—a standardized packaging design assessment. Companies interested in designing more sustainable packaging can now take advantage of this service to receive an environmental life cycle profile of new packaging formats or an overall assessment of their current packaging portfolios in order to identify opportunities for improvement. GreenBlue will leverage its … More

Katherine O’Dea Named GreenBlue’s Director of Innovation

We are delighted to announced the appointment of Katherine O’Dea as Senior Director, Advisory Services and Innovation. O’Dea has been an integral part of GreenBlue for the past six years as a Senior Fellow and Director of Advisory Services. While O’Dea will continue to build GreenBlue’s Advisory Services program under this new role, she will also take a lead in mobilizing and coordinating the organization’s … More

GreenBlue Names Katherine O’Dea Director of Innovation

GreenBlue Veteran Joins in New Capacity to Help Lead Organization into Next Phase CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, February 13, 2013 – Sustainability nonprofit GreenBlue has announced the appointment of Katherine O’Dea as Senior Director, Advisory Services and Innovation. O’Dea has been an integral part of GreenBlue for the past six years as a Senior Fellow and Director of Advisory Services. While O’Dea will continue to build GreenBlue’s … More

SPC Announces Spring Meeting 2013 Agenda and Speakers

The Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) today announced the final agenda for the ninth annual SPC Spring Meeting taking place on March 19-22, which will bring together over 300 packaging and sustainability professionals at the Hyatt Regency Embarcadero Center Hotel in San Francisco, CA. Anthony Watanabe, President and CEO of Innovolve Group, will deliver the keynote address, which will focus on regeneration and how big business … More

GreenBlue’s Sustainable Packaging Coalition Announces Spring Meeting 2013 Agenda and Speakers

President of Innovolve Group to Keynote Ninth Annual SPC Spring Meeting with Presentation on What’s Beyond Sustainability CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, February 6, 2013 – Sustainability nonprofit GreenBlue and its Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) today announced the final agenda for the ninth annual SPC Spring Meeting taking place on March 19-22, which will bring together over 300 packaging and sustainability professionals at the Hyatt Regency Embarcadero Center … More

How2Recycle Label Gains More Traction in National Marketplace

Best Buy, Clorox, and Minute Maid to Implement the Sustainable Packaging Coalition’s On-package Recycling Label on Select Products in 2013 CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, November 28, 2012 – The Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC), a project of sustainability nonprofit GreenBlue, is pleased to announce additional participants in the soft launch of its pioneering How2Recycle on-package recycling labeling system. Major brand names, including Best Buy, Clorox, and Minute Maid, … More