April 03, 2023- Sonoco(NYSE: SON) announces that the high barrier paper-based structure, EnviroFlex® Paper Ultimate (ULT) 1.0, has received How2Recycle® pre-qualification and has met all requirements of the Fibre Box Association’s Voluntary Standard for Repulping and Recycling.
This pre-qualification comes as a result of Sonoco’s ongoing efforts to develop innovative, sustainable packaging solutions.
EnviroFlex Paper ULT 1.0 is a superior oxygen, moisture, and grease barrier packaging solution available in various formats, including rollstock, heat/cold seal, sachets, and pre-made pouches. EnviroFlex Paper ULT 1.0 provides exceptional protection and preservation for perishable items, such as baked goods, confections, pet treats, salty snacks and powdered beverages, while being curbside recyclable.
“At the heart of our success is our talented R&D team and cross-supply chain collaboration, which has enabled us to develop and bring a portfolio of paper solutions to market that is both sustainable and effective,” said Sonoco Global Environmental, Sustainability, and Technical Services Vice President
How2Recycle is the first standardized label system that allows companies to accurately track and measure the recyclability of packaging. The on-pack labeling was created to provide consistent and transparent recycling information for US and
EnviroFlex Paper can make a real difference in reducing waste and promoting responsible packaging practices. With the How2Recycle pre-qualification, this product will continue expanding Sonoco’s reach and provide access to circular and innovative packaging solutions.
If you would like to learn more about EnviroFlex® Paper or any of Sonoco’s sustainable flexible packaging solutions, visit www.sonoco.com/enviroflex.
Founded in 1899, Sonoco (NYSE: SON) is a global provider of packaging products. With net sales of approximately $7.3 billion in 2022, the Company has approximately 22,000 employees working in more than 300 operations around the world, serving the world's best-known brands. With our corporate purpose of
The How2Recycle® label is a