A New Earth Project is a strategic collaboration between outdoor enthusiasts and global packaging suppliers. Our mission is to rid the world's oceans, lakes, and rivers of plastic pollution.
Caroline James Explains California's Groundbreaking Plastic Pollution Reduction Act and the Opportunities and Obstacles Ahead
Caroline James is excited about California's new landmark anti-plastic pollution legislation. As the new Sustainability Director for Atlantic Packaging, the largest privately held industrial packaging firm in North America, she will have - at the very least - a front-row seat to the historic discussions of how this very ambitious and important bill is implemented.
FORBES: Civil Rights To Sustainability: Atlantic Packaging Continues Its Mission Of Leading Change
"Our mission is very personal to me," said Wes Carter, President of Atlantic Packaging. Based in Wilmington, North Carolina, the company today provides equipment, materials, engineering and service for consumer-destined and B2B packaging solutions, with a heavy focus on sustainable packaging.
In January 2021, the group that would kick off A New Earth Project gathered in Oahu, Hawaii to discuss their mission and to articulate their concerns for the health of our oceans as a result of ocean plastics. They also laid the groundwork for a plan that will create the change needed to save our oceans.