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Making Sustainable Attainable

EcoSystems is the sustainable food packaging optimization system that enables grocers and food service businesses to easily and confidently transition to more sustainable product alternatives.

Any time. Anywhere.

Dining in or taking out, EcoSystems ensures food is properly stored, presented, and served.

What We Stand For

Our approach to building the go-to, environmentally preferable food packaging brand for grocery and food service businesses, is based on four key values to ensure an easy and confident switch to more sustainable products.

responsible sourcing

We create food packaging the right way, with carefully selected partners who are equally committed to making positive social, environmental, ethical and humanitarian impacts.

absolute transparency, always

We are open and honest about every aspect of our products, from sourcing and manufacturing to performance and end-of-life management. It’s what we call Absolute Transparency.

a superior food experience

Taste, longevity and quality is paramount to ensuring our customers can deliver a superior food experience. The right packaging makes that experience, just right.

exceptional value

We are committed to providing high-quality, cost-intelligent products and expert advice to help meet our customers’ sustainability goals.

How We Deliver

EcoSystems provides a repeatable process designed to deliver continuous improvement in sustainability achievement. Here’s how it works:

Assess

We’ll assess the material content, volume, end-of-life management, and regulatory risk status of your current plastic packaging assortment.

Design

Map your existing packaging to fit-for-purpose alternatives, based on key functional, environmental, experiential and risk indicators.

Implement

Introduce new, environmentally preferable packaging using a proven transition process to ensure zero inventory waste.

Optimize

We’ll periodically re-assess your plastic packaging assortment and introduce new substrate innovations and recommendations.

The Materials We Use...

PET

Polyethylene Terephthalate is the most common thermoplastic polymer resin of the polyester family and is used in the manufacture of containers for liquids and foods.

RPET

Recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate is made from recycled PET pellets. RPET results in 79% lower carbon emissions compared to virgin PET. With recycled content quotas becoming a standard in packaging, RPET is a viable option.

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PP

Polypropylene is a thermoplastic polymer used in a wide variety of applications. PP has a high melting point therefore it is suitable for hot liquids and foods and it dishwasher-safe. 

Pulp Fibre/Bagasse

Predominantly made from the spent fibres of renewable agricultural crops, bagasse fibres are held together with a compostable bio-adhesive. Suitable for hot and cold food.

Wood

Birch is a fast-growing wood species and can grow up to 24 inches per year. Birch is used in a wide range of products by Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) who ensures sustainable forest management.

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Paper

Made from recycled paper products, paper can be used for many applications. Paper products can be unlined or lined with either a PLA or PE lining to act as a moisture barrier.

...And the Materials We Don't

EcoSystems includes a complete line of more sustainable food packaging alternatives formulated without PFAS, a class of synthetic compounds added to food packaging to make it grease and waterproof. Often termed “forever chemicals”, they build up in the environment over time, creating potential health concerns.

Looking to Learn More?

Sustainability
Playbook

Leading companies worldwide are taking a proactive approach to sustainability, with federal legislation and municipal initiatives aimed at reducing plastic waste. Use our Sustainability Playbook to evaluate packaging materials, explore sustainable options, and choose the best fit for maximum performance and minimal environmental impact.

Sustainable Packaging Selection Guide

Now that you know about our materials and their lifecycle, we want to help you choose your packaging. Let our experts show you how to select the right substrates and formats designed to provide fit for purpose as well as protection from current and pending environmental legislation.

 

Download the EcoSystems Overview

Transitioning from single-use plastics (SUPs) is challenging. It’s hard enough to know which products to select, but how can you avoid risk from material additives such as PFAS? Find out how EcoSystems can help grocery and food service businesses easily and confidently transition to planet-friendlier alternatives.

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