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Packaging Sustainability

Creating and Maintaining a Commercial Market for Sustainable Packages

9-10 Apr 2019
Chicago, IL | NBC Tower, United States of America

Why You Should Attend

Packaging Sustainability

This course will give attendees a comprehensive understanding of sustainable packaging, and provide them with practical information and tools to help them design and develop more sustainable packaging within their respective organizations. Given the instructor’s extensive experience and expertise in developing and commercializing sustainable packaging, this promises to be a very practical and results oriented course. The instructor will also be available, following the course, to help the participants individually in their journey to design sustainable packaging.


Key Topics

  • Weighing the Advantages of a Green Market - Explore current market and constomer demands for sustainable packaging.
  • Food Packaging Waste Reduction - A brief look at the negative effects of disposable food packaging in terms of commercial/resource loss and litter.
  • Biopolymers and Biodegradable Resources - A look at the improvement of paper packaging.
  • Emphasizing Recyclability - How to redesign packaging to become easily recyclable.
  • Composting as a viable end-of-life option for packaging
  • Previous Attendees Include

    PepsiCo Inc.
    Dish Network LLC
    Conoco Phillips
    Energizer Holdings Incorporated
    Harley Davidson Inc.
    Kellogg Company
    Kruger Products L.P.
    Microsoft Corporation
    Nature's Path Foods Inc.
    Southwest Airlines Co.
    Tractor Supply Company
    US Bank
    Whirlpool Corporation

    Why Choose marcus evans?

    marcus evans specialises in the research and development of strategic events for senior business executives. From our international network of 63 offices, marcus evans produces over 1000 event days a year on strategic issues in corporate finance, telecommunications, technology, health, transportation, capital markets, human resources and business improvement.

    Above all, marcus evans provides clients with business information and knowledge which enables them to sustain a valuable competitive advantage and makes a positive contribution to their success.

    Practical Insights From

    Dr. Sandeep Kulkarni
    Speaker, President of KoolEarth Solutions Inc.
    Dr. Kulkarni has over 20 years of industry experience working for several large packaing companies, such as International paper and Georgia Pacific. Dr. Kulkarni worked on a wide range of sustainable packaging initiatives such as fiber-based bottle, bio-based plastics for beverage bottles and designing packaging for recyclability. Dr. Kulkarni has 7 granted patents as well as several publications in industry journals. He has also served on the advisory board for the Sustainability in Packaging conference 2018. as well as the judging panel for the Circular Design Challenge within the Ellen MacArthur New Plastics Economy initiaitve. He has also delivered sevral invited presentations, at international conferences, on the topics of sustainability and sustainable packaging.

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    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Emily Jones

    marcusevans, The NBC Tower
    455 N. Cityfront Plaza Dr.
    Chicago, IL 60611

    312.540.3000 x6714
    Fax: 312.894.6304