natural products industry

What’s next for sustainable single-use packaging?

The co-founder of upcycled brand ReGrained dives into the regulatory and scientific developments from over the past year that are shaping the future of sustainable packaging.

Originally posted at NewHope Network by Daniel Kurzrock | Mar 09, 2020

In lieu of being able to update our community at Natural Products Expo West’s Climate Day this year, we thought it would be helpful to share developments on our packaging journey to a wider, albeit virtual, audience here.…

JEDI Collaborative hosts and Unconscious Bias Workshop for founders & CEOs of leading natural products companies in the Bay Area

OSC²‘s newly minted JEDI Collaborative hosted a day-long workshop to explore how internal and interpersonal unconscious biases prevent us from truly behaving in inclusive, equitable, and just ways.

Twenty-five CEO’s, Founders and culture leaders from fourteen leading natural products companies, including Guayaki, Numi Tea, Alter Eco, Kuli Kuli, La Tourangelle, and many more met at Nutiva‘s headquarters in Richmond, CA to uncover their own individual biases and examine how their respective identities influence these perceptions. …

2020 Vision: A Commitment to Collaboration,  Intentional Impact, and Healthy Regeneration

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. 

ReGrained Presents: The UpCyclist

Why You Should Be Optimistic About Compostable Packaging

by Dan Kurzrock April 25, 2019

Original post at: ReGrained Presents: The UpCyclist

Why You Should Be Optimistic About Compostable Packaging

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.

Check out OSC2 and our members this week @ Expo West

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Headed to Anaheim this week? Check out the programs and events below for an inspiring mix of the natural products industry in action.


STAFF PICK

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!

Join us for our next Future of Food program on Nov 8!

Future of Food: unWasted –  WEDNESDAY, NOV 08, 2017

~ How mission-driven brands in the natural products industry are addressing climate change with packaging and food waste initiatives ~

Join us for an inspiring conversation with visionary leaders from the modern food movement, as they share the evolution of their climate beneficial businesses. We’ll hear personal stories of struggle and perseverance around utilizing non-petroleum based packaging alternatives that are biodegradable or highly recyclable, and reducing food waste by addressing upstream and downstream by-product utilization.…