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Sustainability in Packaging US

March 10-12, 2021
Chicago, Illinois

Sustainability in Packaging US 2021

Now in its 15th year, Sustainability in Packaging US is the market-leading packaging conference focused on driving industry innovation to produce more sustainable packaging solutions and move towards a circular economy.

Heading back to Chicago in 2021, the three-day event program will unite brand owners, retailers, packaging converters, manufacturers, suppliers and recyclers from across the value chain to network, connect, and explore session topics focused on developments in sustainable packaging; design for recycling; why sustainability is good for business; the circular ecomony and sustainability commitments; policy driving change around the world, and much more.

This year's program also features two conference workshops centered around Alternatives to Recycling – Reuse, New Materials, Industrialization, or Essentials of Sustainable Packaging Design and Product Improvement. 

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Book Your Ticket With Confidence!

At Smithers, we remain dedicated to providing the highest quality content and networking opportunities to the Sustainable Packaging industry, but we want to ensure we can do so in a way that is safe, practical and effective for everyone. 

To provide you with further reassurance on confirming your delegate place, please note that in the event you cannot travel or the event has to transition online we will offer customers a choice of the following three options:

  • Option 1 - Receive access to a streamed/online event format for you and a colleague
  • Option 2 - Move your ticket to any other Smithers conference or the 2022 event
  • Option 3 - Request a full ticket refund (or partial refund for the difference in ticket price)



Sustainability in Packaging US Conference

"The conference itself is a great source of information.  In a lot of ways, it is like a state of the union, in terms of where we are globally with sustainability."
 INX International

Betsy Dorn - Circular Matters LLC

Betsy Dorn

Principal at Circular Matters LLC
Meghan Stasz - Consumer Brands Association

Meghan Stasz

Vice President of Packaging and Sustainability at Consumer Brands Association
Katina Boutis - Away

Katina Boutis

Director of Sustainability at Away
Thais Vojvodic - Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Thais Vojvodic

Plastics Pact Network Manager at Ellen MacArthur Foundation
Mike Riola - Rehrig Pacific Company

Mike Riola

Sustainability Project Manager at Rehrig Pacific Company
Oliver Campbell - Dell Technologies

Oliver Campbell

Director of Procurement & Packaging Engineering at Dell Technologies
Brett Stevens - TerraCycle

Brett Stevens

Global VP of Material Sales & Procurement at TerraCycle
Richard McNabb - Church and Dwight Co., Inc.

Richard McNabb

Global Director of Packaging at Church and Dwight Co., Inc.
Rose Shulman - Hasbro

Rose Shulman

Packaging Engineer at Hasbro
Jane Tsilas - Starbucks Coffee Company

Jane Tsilas

Global Packaging Sustainability Manager at Starbucks Coffee Company
Sandeep Kulkarni - KoolEarth Solutions Inc., USA

Sandeep Kulkarni

President at KoolEarth Solutions Inc., USA
Paul Earl-Torniainen - Blue Diamond Growers

Paul Earl-Torniainen

Project Manager - Packaging at Blue Diamond Growers

2020 Sponsors Inluded

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Aptar Beauty + Home
Danimer Scientific
Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics

"Excellent for presentations, networking, and information from exhibitors." - Digimarc Corporation