Evergreen Packaging collaborates with organizations that strive to create stronger communities and a more sustainable economy.

Evergreen Packaging works with these organizations through memberships and program participation.

Carton Council

Visit The Carton Council website

The Carton Council is committed to increasing carton recycling in the United States. By promoting recycling technology and local collection programs, they work to limit the number of valuable cartons that end up in landfills.

Appalachian Woodlands Alliance

Visit The Appalachian Woodlands Alliance website

The Appalachian Woodlands Alliance (AWA) is a partnership between Rainforest Alliance and forest products leaders Avery Dennison, Columbia Forest Products, Domtar, Evergreen Packaging, Kimberly-Clark, Staples, and the U.S. Forest Service. Working with private landowners, this three-year project launched in 2015 aims to improve the productivity and health of forests in the southeastern U.S. by fostering sustainable practices.

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)

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FSC is an independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit organization established to promote the responsible management of the world's forests.

Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)

Visit the PEFC website

PEFC works throughout the forest supply chain to promote good practice in the forest and to ensure that timber and non-timber forest products are produced with respect for the highest ecological, social, and ethical standards.

Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI)

Visit the SFI website

SFI is a charitable organization dedicated to promoting sustainable forest management.

American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA)

Visit the AF&PA website

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) is the national trade association of the forest products industry and advances public policies that promote a strong and sustainable U.S. forest products industry in the global marketplace.

National Council for Air and Stream Improvement

Visit the The National Council for Air and Stream Improvement website

The National Council for Air and Stream Improvement is an independent, nonprofit research institute that focuses on environmental topics of interest to the forest products industry.

Sustainable Packaging Coalition® (SPC)

Visit the SPC website

The SPC is an industry working group dedicated to a more robust environmental vision for packaging. They endeavor to build packaging systems that encourage economic prosperity and a sustainable flow of materials.

Southeast Recycling Development Council (SERDC)

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The Southeast Recycling Development Council works to unite industry, government, and non-government organizations to promote sustainable recycling in the Southeast.

Video: Sustainability Story

2020 AF&PA Leadership Award
Evergreen Packaging Wins AF&PA Leadership in Sustainability Award. Find out more.

2020 FSC Leadership Award
Appalachian Woodlands Alliance including Evergreen Wins 2020 FSC Leadership Award in the Uncommon Partnership category. We’re proud to be a partner of the AWA Smallholder Access Program (SAP).

Find out more about the program.
Find out more about the award.

Sustainability Certifications
Evergreen Packaging plays an active role in certified forestry. Learn more.