2014 RPA Excellence in Reusable Packaging Award

2014 Reusable Packaging
Association’s Excellence in
Reusable Packaging Award 

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Sponsored by International Contract Molding, LLC (ICM), an Otto Company

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 What is it?

The RPA Excellence in Reusable Packaging Award recognizes companies that have developed, supported, or implemented measurable and innovative reusable solutions in a business-to-business supply chain. The award recognizes the hard work and successes of companies that are using reusables, and increases awareness of the value of reusables. Each company that completes a submission form will receive a free one-year membership to the Reusable Packaging Association.

Who Should Enter?

Any company in any industry anywhere in the world can enter. You do not need to be a member of the RPA. Eligible companies must have participated in the reusable packaging industry as of September 1, 2013.

How to Enter?

Simply complete the attached application form and send it by June 13 to Katie Kilfoyle, RPA PR & Communications, at kremis@rochester.rr.com. Companies will be judged on the quantifiable environmental and economic benefits of their reusable packaging solutions and services.

 

Download award application here

Judges

An experienced and knowledgeable panel of judges, who are not affiliated with the RPA, review the award submissions. The judges are Justin Lehrer, Program Manager, StopWaste.Org; Rick LeBlanc, Editor, Reusable Packaging News; Sara Willis Hartwell, Senior Policy Advisor, US EPA, Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery; and Ben Miyares, President, Packaging Management Institute.


Past Winners

2013 Award Winner

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Finelite (2013) saving $28,000 annually in costs and eliminating 25,000 pounds of waste annually.  (read more about Finelite award here

 

2012 Award Winner

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Herman Miller Inc. (2012) for its reusable packaging initiative that is saving the company $46,000 annually in material and labor. (read more about Herman Miller award here, and Herman Miller case study read here.