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What’s happening at Evergreen Packaging? You’ll get a read on it here. All things newsworthy—from press releases to articles and events will be posted in our newsroom. Start with the links to our latest stories. Then check out the archives for past events.

Carton Awareness Month Raises Awareness Among Consumers About the Importance of Sustainable Packaging and Many Creative Uses of Cartons

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 20, 2016 - Evergreen Packaging®, a leader in refrigerated beverage carton manufacturing, today announced the "Carton Awareness Month" campaign that includes a series of educational activities and content designed to build awareness and educate consumers about the benefits of choosing cartons. This campaign kicked off earlier in the month with social content on the Choose Cartons™ Facebook Page, Choose Cartons website, and via "Fresh Maker" blogger partners – engaging followers with creative, shareable content. Evergreen Packaging has branded their cartons with the name FreshHouse™ because, just like a house, their cartons have four walls and a roof that protects everything inside.

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Evergreen Packaging® and KidsGardening.org Name Winners of Carton 2 Garden™ Contest

Memphis, TN (May 13, 2016) — Evergreen Packaging, a leader in beverage paperboard carton manufacturing, today announced the winners of the second annual Carton 2 Garden™ contest. The competition gives students across the country a hands-on experience in repurposing empty milk and juice cartons to build or enhance their school gardens. Along with teaching students about healthy eating and the eco-friendly benefits of cartons, this project promotes life skills such as creativity, leadership, and teamwork. This year’s Carton 2 Garden winner categories include a $5,000 grand prize, three $2,500specialty prizes, and ten $1,000 grade level prizes. The three specialty prize winners are awarded for their efforts in the following areas: STEM, the best use of science, technology, engineering, and math lessons in their project; Sustainability, the best demonstration of sustainable practices in their garden creation; and Community Involvement, the best engagement of groups outside the school. Overall, the contest awarded prizes valued at $22,500 to 14 winning schools around the country.

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Evergreen Packaging Names Winners of Made By Milk Carton Construction Contest

MEMPHIS, TENN. (January 6, 2016) -Today, Evergreen Packaging®, a leader in beverage paperboard carton manufacturing, announced the winners of its sixth Made By Milk™ Carton Construction Contest. Southfield Regional Academic Campus from Southfield, Michigan, won the grand prize of $5,000 for their 16-foot carton sculpture Alligator, made out of 1,345 repurposed milk cartons. The contest theme for Fall 2015 was “Animals” – with entries ranging from a life-sized bronco to a complete underwater diorama. The Southfield students were inspired to build the creation to honor their school mascot and represent the students’ fierce determination to succeed.

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Evergreen Packaging® Announces Winners of Employee Sustainability Leadership Awards

MEMPHIS, Tenn., December 2, 2015 Evergreen Packaging, a global leader in beverage paperboard carton manufacturing, today announced the winners of its Evergreen Packaging Employee Sustainability Leadership Awards. The contest was open to US-based Evergreen Packaging employees who demonstrate sustainability leadership in their community. Evergreen selected six winning employees; presenting winners with special gifts and a $500 donation to the organization with which the employee is involved.

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Evergreen Packaging Receives American Forest & Paper Association 2015 Leadership in Sustainability Award

MEMPHIS, Tenn., November 16, 2015 Evergreen Packaging, a leading manufacturer of gable top beverage cartons in the U.S., today announced the company received the 2015 American Forest & Paper Association’s (AF&PA) Leadership in Sustainability Award. AF&PA honored Evergreen for their efforts to increase paper recovery through their On-Packaging Recycle Use project. This is the second consecutive year AF&PA has honored Evergreen for its sustainability initiatives.

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