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Sustainability in Packaging US

March 6-8, 2024
Swissotel Chicago

Join us in Making Sustainable Packaging a Commercial Reality!

Returning to Swissotel ChicagoSustainability in Packaging US will take place March 6-8, 2024, to deliver timely updates and firsthand industry insights into the emerging developments, notable market trends, and cutting-edge packaging solutions that are steering the supply chain towards an increasingly circular economy and more sustainable future.

In 2023, we united the entire packaging value chain, including brand owners, retailers, packaging converters, manufacturers, suppliers, recyclers, and more, as Sustainability in Packaging US was designed to facilitate industry collaboration, support the sharing of ideas, explore innovative solutions, and deliver upon the collective promise of increased sustainability within the packaging industry.


Registration for Sustainability in Packaging US 2024 is now open! 


Thank you to Ink Factory Studio and our 2022 visual note taking sponsor UPM Raflatac. Click here to learn more about sponsoring in 2023.

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

2024 Sponsors & Exhibitors

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Zacros America, Inc.
Plastic Ingenuity
Tetra Pak

2024 Advisory Board

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Kara Stoney - Dow

Kara Stoney

Marketing Manager - Value Chain & Sustainable Packaging at Dow
Sameer Talsania - PepsiCo

Sameer Talsania

Director | R&D External Innovation at PepsiCo
Richard McNabb - Church and Dwight Co., Inc.

Richard McNabb

Global Director of Packaging at Church and Dwight Co., Inc.
Rose Shulman - The LEGO Group

Rose Shulman

Sustainable Packaging Manager at The LEGO Group
Dylan Layfield - TerraCycle

Dylan Layfield

VP, Material Sales & Recycling at TerraCycle
Dr. Sandeep Kulkarni - KoolEarth Solutions Inc.

Dr. Sandeep Kulkarni

Founder and President at KoolEarth Solutions Inc.

2023 Agenda

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Advanced Recycling, Packaging Types and Recycling Packaging Workshop
Opening Remarks
Networking Break
Closing Remarks
How Does Design for Circularity Link with Actual End-of-Life Workshop
Opening Remarks
Networking Break
Closing Remarks
Innovative Packaging and the Circular Economy Workshop
Opening Remarks
Networking Break
Closing Remarks
Registration and Welcome Breakfast
State of the Packaging Industry – Where is Sustainability Going?
MRFs and Recycling
Alternative Materials, Recycling and Compostability
Packaging Innovation – What is next?
Zero Waste and the Circular Economy
Evening Networking Reception
How to Engage at the National Scale for Regulations
Industry Trends Around Recyclable Packaging and Striving for Sustainability
Standardizing Recycling Requirements
Evening Networking Reception
Registration and Breakfast
Innovative Uses for Mixed Materials
Building Sustainability from Within
Working Together as an Industry
Closing Remarks

2023 Speakers and Panelists

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Tristan Kaye - Notpla

Tristan Kaye

Commercial Director at Notpla
Lauren Sweeney - DeliverZero

Lauren Sweeney

Co-Founder and CEO at DeliverZero
Charles David Mathieu-Poulin - TC Transcontinental Packaging

Charles David Mathieu-Poulin

Manager of Public Affairs and Stakeholders Relations at TC Transcontinental Packaging
Lynn Dyer - Pactiv Evergreen

Lynn Dyer

Chief Sustainability & Public Affairs Officer at Pactiv Evergreen
Ryan Stolzenbach - Abbvie

Ryan Stolzenbach

Program Manager, Sustainability, Global Packaging at Abbvie
Annika Greve - Loop

Annika Greve

Sr. Director Business Development, Global at Loop

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