The Responsible Packaging Project is a non-profit collaboration of the Sustainable Food Trade Association, Independent Natural Foods Retailers Association, National Cooperative Grocers Association, Organic Trade Association, United Natural Foods, Inc. and Whole Foods Market’s Green Mission.
“We are encouraged by the number of companies in the organic and natural industry that are thinking deeply and strategically about packaging decisions. The Responsible Packaging Awards recognize brands that are taking responsibility for their product packaging by pursuing innovation, redesign, new material sourcing, collaboration, open dialogue with peers, and a pursuit of a zero waste future.” says Nate Schlachter, Executive Director of the Sustainable Food Trade Association.
The eight brands receiving awards are:
The next round of awards will occur in February 2013 at the Organicology Conference in Portland, OR. A call for nominations will be announced in December 2012.