As we reflect on our collective steps forward this year, Lara, Grace, and I want to recognize some of the exciting developments and countless partner contributions from the community that helped us make today a reality. OSC2s seven plus year journey with you all has helped us see with greater clarity our role in manifesting the immense capacity of industry leaders through collaborative impact to achieve a healthy regenerative world. …
Alter Eco ups the ante on sustainable packaging
The company takes its impressive commitment to sustainability a step further.
Originally Article Available Here
Alter Eco announced earlier this spring, in partnership with the Climate Collaborative and OSC2, a commitment to all recyclable or compostable packaging for its entire product line by December 2020. The company has already been using some compostable pouches and wrappers, but taking on all packaging for the full product line meant tackling a wider range of needs.
Why You Should Be Optimistic About Compostable Packaging
by Dan Kurzrock April 25, 2019
Original post at: ReGrained Presents: The UpCyclist
Optimism about packaging in today’s single-use culture can feel hard to reach. Rather than crumple up our dreams of a more sustainable future and toss them out the window, we’ve always felt inspired to find a better way. Cars aren’t going away, but they can become electric.
An Expo West Recap from OSC2
For the past few years we have been witnessing a shift in consciousness and intention within the natural products community. The trend continued this year at Expo West. We were blown away by the number of people in attendance at the various workshops and education sessions, in addition to our annual convening on the show floor to see the ever growing variety of progressive natural products. …
Headed to Anaheim this week? Check out the programs and events below for an inspiring mix of the natural products industry in action.
A Seat at the Table for All: The Benefits of a Unified Natural Products Industry
March 7 (Thu)
9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Marriott, Orange County Ballroom 1
Free To All Super Pass/Edu. Day Pass Holders!…
The article mentions the role OSC2 has made in the collaboration and partnership toward addressing what I constantly refer to as the “Achilles Hell of the packaging industry” and it also educates the reader regarding the importance and challenges in addressing packaging.…
What a weekend! The rebirth of the Natural Foods industry is here—bigger and actually better—the innovation is back!
Overall comments: Wow—what vibrance and innovation this year at Expo West. I had less time than usual to really see, taste and walk the show, but it was clear that our innovative spirit is in such full force! The intersection of sustainability and tasty super foods has created a whole new way of thinking and eating and it showed up in full force. …
Our vibrancy as a community is profound, and our desire to address packaging, climate and leadership is clear!
We convened our OSC2 community at Expo West for our 4th year and it truly was a packed house, 18 Rabbits generously hosted our event at its rented Big House off the Convention Center row of hotels. Our event started at 8 a.m.…
We’re just 2 weeks away from our annual journey to Expo West, the signature event for the natural foods industry, and I wanted to share 3 events we’re collaborating on; our focus this year is around climate change.
The first panel is “Packaging Imperatives: where we are and where we need to go” in the ‘stewardship’ track. On Friday, March 11 at 12:30 p.m.…