Field Notes

Atlantic Packaging Launches Landmark Closed-Loop Recycling Pilot Program with Coca-Cola Consolidated
Atlantic Packaging Launches Landmark Closed-Loop Recycling Pilot Program with Coca-Cola Consolidated
Being part of a sustainable future has never been more critical for brands. Here at A New Earth Project, our every waking moment is spent helping brands make the shift to more sustainable packaging solutions. We’re extremely proud to be the sustainability initiative of Atlantic Packaging, North America’s largest privately...
Chris Mauro • May 24, 2024
Trend Watch | 10 More States Working on EPR Legislation
Trend Watch | 10 More States Working on EPR Legislation
As awareness of California's landmark Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) bill starts to spread among producers, a significant shift looms for those involved in producing packaged goods. With nine additional states considering similar legislation in 2024, the momentum for change is unmistakable. For businesses engaged in the sale of packaged goods,...
Chris Mauro • Mar 11, 2024
Atlantic Packaging Aces Coveted CDP Score With 'A' Grade - Joins Short List of Esteemed Companies Taking Action on Climate
Atlantic Packaging Aces Coveted CDP Score With 'A' Grade - Joins Short List of Esteemed Companies Taking Action on Climate
Here at A New Earth Project, we're very proud to be powered by the amazing team at Atlantic Packaging, the largest privately held packaging solutions company in North America. Their expertise on all things packaging is truly next level, but what really inspires us is their commitment to cleaning up the very...
Chris Mauro • Feb 23, 2024
Pillar 1 of Recycling 2.0: Begin With the End (Markets) in Mind
Pillar 1 of Recycling 2.0: Begin With the End (Markets) in Mind
In our previous post, we provided a concise overview of the 5 Essentials of a Highly Functional Recycling System. This post summarized the Recycling Partnership's latest comprehensive report on the gap between the current state of our recycling system and where it needs to be. For those needing a refresher,...
Chris Mauro • Feb 05, 2024
The Path to Recyling 2.0
The Path to Recyling 2.0
Backdrop: Recycling has taken a bit of a public relations beating in recent years, and it turns out, for several good reasons. While developed economies like the United States have robust waste management systems that do a great job of hiding the problem from view, the dirty underbelly of that...
Chris Mauro • Jan 22, 2024
Turning Off the Plastic Tap: The Role of SB-54 and Extended Producer Responsibility
Turning Off the Plastic Tap: The Role of SB-54 and Extended Producer Responsibility
It's hardly news that our global reliance on single-use plastics is a pressing problem. Since the 1950s, humanity has produced over 9.1 billion tons of this stuff, and more than half of that has been in the past decade alone. Today, the damage to our environment and our health is...
Chris Mauro • Oct 30, 2023