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Sustana, a leading producer of FSC-certified, recycled fibers, takes its role as a steward of the environment seriously. We use highly automated proprietary processes to efficiently turn post-consumer wastepaper into the highest quality recycled fiber for use in the production of FDA-compliant foodservice packaging, printing papers, tissue, and formed fiber packaging. Sustana's recycled fibers facilities are based in De Pere, Wisconsin (USA) and in Lévis, Quebec (Canada). Sustana is proud to provide a comprehensive recycled fiber solution for customers throughout North America.

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Forestry Day and Every Day: Don’t Overlook the ‘Urban Forest’
Forestry Day and Every Day: Don’t Overlook the ‘Urban Forest’

6 months ago - While it is crucial to maintain sustainability managed forests, sourcing paper fiber from them is not the only option to consider. As we all move toward creating a more circular economy, it’s important to also consider sourcing materials from the “urban forest.”

World Water Day: Three Things to Remember Regarding Your Supply Chain
World Water Day: Three Things to Remember Regarding Your Supply Chain

7 months ago - This World Water Day, businesses worldwide are challenged with making a change — to not only monitor and aim to reduce water use; but on a greater scale, to impact their overall environmental footprint and reach larger goals toward sustainability and a circular economy.

Sustana - Rethinking Packaging: Three Steps to Shift to Paper and a Circular Economy
Sustana - Rethinking Packaging: Three Steps to Shift to Paper and a Circular Economy

7 months ago - The circular economy is built on the principle that the life cycles of materials and resources can be preserved, extended and ultimately given back to the supply chain once their original intended purpose has ended.

Sustana: 3 Helpful Trends In The Food Packaging Industry You Should Know
Sustana: 3 Helpful Trends In The Food Packaging Industry You Should Know

11 months ago - Ask companies working in the consumer-packaged goods (CPG) sector and they’ll tell you that gaining a competitive edge can be a challenge. Shoppers are inundated with choice and standing out, both in and out of the store, is tough.

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Sustana: How to Help Reach Your Corporate Sustainability Goals
Sustana: How to Help Reach Your Corporate Sustainability Goals

1 year ago - The smart – and most successful – companies have been paying attention to this growing trend and setting goals for their corporate sustainability efforts.

Sustana - Carton Council has Helped More Than Triple America’s Access to Carton Recycling in 10 Years
Sustana - Carton Council has Helped More Than Triple America’s Access to Carton Recycling in 10 Years

1 year ago - Sustana Fiber’s ‘Conversations with Green Champions’ Scott Byrne, Director of Government Affairs for the Carton Council, which has helped to expand food and beverage carton recycling to more than 72 million American homes.

Sustana: Forbes Highlights Traction in Circular Solutions for Food and Beverage Packaging
Sustana: Forbes Highlights Traction in Circular Solutions for Food and Beverage Packaging

1 year ago - Conversations around recycling and the perils of landfills at capacity are now mainstream for both consumers and businesses. But it’s not all negative – in fact, a lot of productive conversations are happening around opportunities in this space.

AI, Biomaterials, Circularity: The A-B-Cs of a Flourishing Future
AI, Biomaterials, Circularity: The A-B-Cs of a Flourishing Future

1 year ago - On Monday and Tuesday at SB’19 Detroit, dozens of encouraging stories and divergent strategies emerged from the growing roster of organizations on a mission to improve some of our most common products and services.

Sustana: Recyclable and recycled paper products: Making a big difference for the planet
Sustana: Recyclable and recycled paper products: Making a big difference for the planet

1 year ago - Over the past year, stories about trash have been making headlines around the world, bringing to light how much waste the developed world is producing.

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Sustana: Why Carton Recycling is a Major Opportunity to Improve your Brand’s Sustainability Efforts
Sustana: Why Carton Recycling is a Major Opportunity to Improve your Brand’s Sustainability Efforts

1 year ago - Many Americans toss away packaging without much thought, resulting in the United States – at 4.4 percent of the world’s population – producing 20 percent of the world’s trash, the majority of this being packaging and printed paper (PPP).

Sustana: Earth Day 2019: Here’s To Better Biodiversity – And Better Business
Sustana: Earth Day 2019: Here’s To Better Biodiversity – And Better Business

1 year ago - The world has changed significantly since the first Earth Day, just shy of 50 years ago. Everything from cars to clothes to how we communicate has shifted dramatically. One thing, however, remains: protecting our environment should be top of mind for all of us.

Water Savings Through Use Of Recycled Materials
Water Savings Through Use Of Recycled Materials

1 year ago - World Water Day is held annually on March 22 as a way of focusing on the importance of freshwater and supporting the sustainable management of freshwater resources. As part of its 2030 agenda the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) include ensuring the availability and sustainable management of water for all.

A Q+A with Sustana Group CEO and Chairman Fabian de Armas
A Q+A with Sustana Group CEO and Chairman Fabian de Armas

1 year ago - Sustana Group recently released its 2019 sustainability strategy, showcasing the true impact of its environmental stewardship and announcing big steps toward an even smaller ecological footprint. Fabian de Armas, CEO and Chairman of Sustana Group, shares his insights on the company’s strategy and sustainability highlights.

Sustana Group’s New Sustainability Strategy Highlights Environmental Stewardship, Sets Measurable Goals
Sustana Group’s New Sustainability Strategy Highlights Environmental Stewardship, Sets Measurable Goals

1 year ago - Company Makes New Commitments to Create a Sustainable, Closed-Loop Fiber Future

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Sustana Group’s New Sustainability Strategy Highlights Environmental Stewardship, Sets Measurable Goals
Sustana Group’s New Sustainability Strategy Highlights Environmental Stewardship, Sets Measurable Goals

1 year ago - Company Makes New Commitments to Create a Sustainable, Closed-Loop Fiber Future

Two Types of Recycled Fiber, and Two Approaches to Making Recycled Paper
Two Types of Recycled Fiber, and Two Approaches to Making Recycled Paper

2 years ago - There are two types of recycled fiber – composed of either post-consumer reclaimed material or pre-consumer reclaimed material – that can be used to make recycled paper. The two are fundamentally different, as specified in these definitions from the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®):

Sustana and the Carton Council Want to Close the Recycling Gap in Wisconsin
Sustana and the Carton Council Want to Close the Recycling Gap in Wisconsin

2 years ago - According to a recent survey, Wisconsin ranks third in terms of being supportive of recycling, with almost 80 percent of residents reporting that they recycle. However, not all residents know that food and beverage cartons, such as those that package milk, juice and broth, should also be recycled. 

At Last! Time To Recycle Coffee Cups In Denver
At Last! Time To Recycle Coffee Cups In Denver

2 years ago - Sustana partners with Alpine Waste & Recycling to recover items from trash

Member Spotlight: Meet new SB Member, Jay Hunsberger from Sustana, as he discusses the value of engineering, closed-loop systems and facing our fear of the unknown
Member Spotlight: Meet new SB Member, Jay Hunsberger from Sustana, as he discusses the value of engineering, closed-loop systems and facing our fear of the unknown

2 years ago - We recently spoke with Jay Hunsberger, vice president of marketing and sales at new SB Corporate Member company, Sustana. He shared why sustainability is critical to their work as a producer of premium recycled fibers for packaging, printing and more. Read below to learn how Jay’s previous experience as an engineer has informed his view of sustainability, how a strongly customer-centric perspective guides Sustana’s work, and why he advocates for new solutions, rather than stalling for fear of imperfection or the unknown.

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EnviroLife by Sustana: A Sustainability Solution for Food Packaging
EnviroLife by Sustana: A Sustainability Solution for Food Packaging

2 years ago - Sustana promotes and applies sustainable manufacturing and business practices to deliver premium, eco-friendly recycled fibers to customers across North America. One example of this is the unique food packaging product EnviroLife. EnviroLife allows brands to reduce their environmental impact by using recycled fiber in direct-contact food packaging.

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