Reusables Library

Reports & Case Studies


Food Safety

For more resources on reusable packaging, the Use Reusables campaign is a joint project of Alameda County (CA) public agency StopWaste and the Reusable Packaging Association.  Launched in 2007, the campaign's goal to help businesses and institutions assess and optimize the transport packaging materials and systems they use, either within their manufacturing process or for product distribution.  The Use Reusables campaign offers one-on-one expert advice, educational resources including webinars and publications, and a comprehensive website. The campaign has worked with hundreds of organizations and has helped many transition to reusable transport packaging, saving millions of dollars in packaging expenses and disposal costs, as well as preventing thousands of tons of waste.

Switch, Save & Sell is an industry campaign to promote the reuse of transport packaging in food applications. serves as the central platform communicating the total supply chain performance advantages of reusable transport packaging systems for the movement of food from farm, producer, or processor to point of sale.  The campaign demonstrates how food distribution can be more efficient, effective, and sustainable in a reusable packaging system, generating positive top line, bottom line, and environmental results.