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Evergreen Packaging® Sponsors Shelby Farms Park Internship Program

Evergreen Packaging, a global paperboard packaging manufacturer headquartered in Memphis, today announced its sponsorship of the Shelby Farms Park Internship Program. Each year, approximately 64 college students are selected to provide support for the overall operation of the park. Evergreen Packaging will aid the program with funding and conduct an educational lunch session for the interns each semester.

Consumers: Health and Sustainability Go Together

59%1 of consumers believe that better personal health is a big benefit of an eco-friendly lifestyle. They associate some types of beverage packaging with having a more positive impact on their health and the environment than others. At the same time, there is strong belief2 among consumers that some types of packaging can leave undesirable chemicals in the beverage. Maybe that's why consumers rank cartons higher than most other predominant types of beverage packaging3 for: protecting freshness without preservatives, having a positive health impact, and having a positive or neutral environmental impact. And cartons offer the high definition package surface area to effectively tell your brand story, define the product benefits and make impact on the shelf.

Evergreen Packaging Wins 2014 AF&PA Sustainability Award for Sustainable Forest Management

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) recognized Evergreen Packaging as a leader in sustainability with a 2014 AF&PA Sustainability Award. The award was presented at AF&PA’s annual meeting on Friday, Nov. 7 in Carefree, Ariz.

Evergreen Packaging received a Leadership in Sustainability Award for Sustainable Forest Management for its Certified Success – Evergreen Forest Certification program. Designed to recognize exemplary sustainability programs and initiatives in the paper and wood products manufacturing industry, the annual awards are given based on the merit of entries received across multiple categories.

Evergreen Packaging Recognized by AF&PA with 2014 Leadership in Sustainability Award for Sustainable Forest Management

Evergreen Packaging today announced the company is the recipient of the 2014 American Forest & Paper Association’s (AF&PA) Leadership in Sustainability Award for Sustainable Forest Management for its Certified Success – Evergreen Forest Certification Program.

“It’s an honor to be the recipient of the Leadership in Sustainability Award for Sustainable Forest Management,” said Evergreen Packaging President and CEO John Rooney. “This award reinforces Evergreen Packaging’s commitment to promoting responsible forest management practices.”

Evergreen Packaging Teams Up With To Launch National School Gardening Competition

Memphis, TN (Oct. 27, 2014) – Today Evergreen Packaging, with support from, announces the launch of Carton 2 Garden, a nation-wide competition that gives students a hands-on experience in repurposing empty cartons to build or enhance their school garden.

“Partnering with as our gardening expert allows us to encourage students to learn about gardens as a means to promote healthy diets, while also teaching them the importance of eco-friendly packaging,” said Katie Lewis, marketing manager at Evergreen Packaging. “Students can use recycled cartons from home and school, which also reinforces eco-friendly practices.”

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