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Earthwise Packaging™ is Committed to Promoting Sustainability Within Our Organization and for Our Customers

Guiding Principles

  • To comply with and exceed where practicable, all applicable legislation, regulations, and codes of practice in reference to environmental protections set by the state.
  • To practice efficient and non-wasteful methods in daily business operations.
  • To ensure that our leadership always has sustainability in mind for the direction of the company and all decisions.
  • To minimize the environmental impact of all office activities.
  • To make clients and suppliers aware of our Sustainability Policy, and encourage them to seek out our accommodations for sustainable practices.
  • To review and continually improve our sustainablity performance.

Steps to Put These Principles into Practice

Working Practices and Advice to Clients

  • Ensure that all asssociates we employ consider sustainability issues in their advice to clients.
  • Inform customers of our recyclable products and the best ways to dispose of them.
  • Provide resources on the reduction of plastic used for our products versus competitors.
  • Provide resources on the environmental benefits of alternative green packaging includidng plant-based plastics.

Travel and Meetings

  • Avoid physically traveling to meetings where alternatives are available and practical, such as using traditional calls, video calls, or zoom meetings.
  • Establish remote and hybrid work for employees whose commute is not within a reasonable distance.
  • Encourage the use of low GHG emitting forms of travel such as bicycles and electric bikes.
  • Minimize traveling across states to conduct business with clients or partners.
  • Distributors are located around the country to reduce the travel of products.

Equipment and Consumption of Resources

  • Minimize our use of paper and other office consumables and identify opportunities to reduce waste.
  • Arrange for the reuse or recycling of office waste, including paper, computer supplies, and redundant equipment.
  • Reduce the energy consumption of office activities by purchasing energy-efficient equipment.
  • Shut down office equipment overnight when not in use.
  • Non-compliant containers are reprocessed into viable material.
  • Reduce water use to less than 20 CCFs per month.