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Recognize any of these PAC Vancouver 1986 Conference participants?
If so send their names to Lisa Abraham

Visit our Event Calendar for all of PAC's exciting upcoming courses, workshops and plant tours!

PAC FOOD WASTE releases the Executive Summary of Food Waste Reduction Case Studies

PAC is proud to be a collaborative partner at
Canada's 2017 Food Loss + Waste Forum! Register now to received your early bird rate!

Leadership Council
February 6th 11am-12pm ET

Food packaging is not the enemy of the environment that it is assumed to be

Baldor wants to rebrand food waste into food wealth

On food waste, the US could learn a lot from Europe

Packaging shapes up and feels great

New project aims to tackle food loss in Ontario’s produce industry

Unilever commits to 100% recyclable plastic packaging by 2025

Check out Sealed Air Global Headquarters - Charlotte, NC

Inland Named 2016 Best Workplace

P&G Creates World's First Recyclable Shampoo Bottle Made With Beach Plastic

PAC members, we will feature your press releases here. Send your links to Marissa Sharp. Please no ads.

Registration for the refreshed PAC Packaging Certificate Program is now open!

Precisely Packaging On-line is available now!

About PAC
Join over 2,300 North American members that benefit from limitless networking opportunities through PAC's wide range of educational activities and events. PAC, Packaging Consortium is a not-for-profit corporation serving as a vital partner and catalyst for the packaging value chain for over 65 years. 
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New Year. New Rules

Meet PAC's Intern!
Gabriela Ong

PAC NEXT Event Schedule:
Packaging Innovation Gateway
January 31st 2pm-3pm ET

PAC NEXT Leadership Council
February 6th 10am-11am ET

Multi-Material Laminates
February 16th 11am-12pm ET

Save the date! Webinar - Sorting Myth From Truth: The role of compostable packaging to increase waste diversion
Thursday, February 23rd at 12pm ET

Industry event schedule

Strategy for a Waste-Free Ontario: Building the Circular Economy

Yes, this is real: Michigan just banned banning plastic bags

Can recycling keep pace with plastic's evolution?

Multi-layer laminates group releases project update

Ellen MacArthur Foundation releases new report: The New Plastics Economy: Catalysing action

MRFs could soon have a fresh set of material specs

Europe to lead green packaging market; bioplastics to flourish

Waste Management says it will stop talking tonnages

Ellen MacArthur Foundation and IDEO release circular design guide

World Economic Forum paper - The New Plastics Economy: Catalysing action

FPI releases literature review: Impacts to the Composting Value Chain When Introducing Compostable Foodservice Packaging

Learn about PAC INSURE!

• Member discounts on home and auto insurance
• Member discounts on a ROBO advisor platform
• Exclusive coverage and wordings for commercial insurance
• Group benefits plan

For more information contact Michelle Cowell at 905-898-3815x1230 or

Don't miss Colour Innovations Tour and Seminar on February 23, 2017

If you would like to host a tour of your facility, please contact

Want to advertise your company's logo in this newsletter or on the PAC website? Take advantage of showcasing your brand to thousands!
Contact Lisa Abraham for details.

Learn more, sign up for February 15, 2017 Webinar

Membership opens February 2, 2017, contact for more info.

intelliPACK will be featured at the Graphics Canada show from April 6 - 8, 2017.

For more info on the intelliPACK Purpose:

IFS PACsecure, GFSI benchmarked, has now certified over 117 facilities to date in North America and Europe. For a full list of certified organizations, please visit:

Sign up now to access these recorded webinars*:
IFS PACsecure: Structure and Features
IFS PACsecure: Most Common Deviations

*Note that once you register you can access the recorded webinar