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    See how we're tackling tough issues like sustainable packaging, food waste and recyclability.
    Explore Insights
  • Recycling Education

    Learn about Sonoco's mission to change the way people, companies, and communities think about recycling.
    Recycling Resources
  • Oversight

    We're pursuing sustainability at every level of Sonoco. Meet our Sustainability Council and our Public Responsibility Committee.
    Teams & Materiality
  • Reports

    See how our work reflects our priorities by taking a look at our Corporate Responsibility Report, our 2021 GRI Index, and our other environmental policies.
    Policies & Reports


We're packaging problem solvers.

It can be tough finding a package that not only protects your products, but also offers that fly-off-the-shelf pop with a sustainable message. Is it even possible? Check out our new myth busting series, Sustainability Unpacked, to see if it can be done.
Sustainability Unpacked: Designing with Sustainability in Mind
Sustainability Unpacked: Designing with Sustainability in Mind

Life-cycle assessments

Quantifying environmental impact.

Life-cycle assessment quantifies the resources taken from the environment and the emissions put out into the environment. By taking a holistic approach rather than focusing only on end-of-life, Sonoco captures the environmental impact of every stage in the life cycle.
Sustainability Unpacked: Life-cycle Assessments
Sustainability Unpacked, Episode Two

Now You See It

Increasing Recyclability through Visible Substrates

Can black plastics be recycled? Learn how Sonoco uses a special colorant to detect and properly sort black pigmented plastics to prevent them from ending up in a landfill.
Sustainability Unpacked: Increasing Recyclability through Visible Substrates
Sustainability Unpacked, Episode Three

Connect with Sonoco

Reach out to develop sustainable solutions that meet your business and environmental goals.

Let's Talk Solutions