Advocacy, volunteerism, and sustainability efforts are all showcased in this section. You’ll also find letters from FPA’s president, who offers her valuable perspective on those topics and more.
How to Make Sense of Sustainable Packaging

How to Make Sense of Sustainable Packaging

From the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation to the U.K. Plastic Packaging Tax and individual state guidelines, regulations bring challenges when it comes to the ability to quickly adapt.

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News Desk
FPA Reflects on 2023— A Year in Review

FPA Reflects on 2023— A Year in Review

While FPA was heavily engaged in several issue areas, including labeling standards, per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, and advanced recycling technologies, FPA’s highest priority remained extended producer responsibility legislation.

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SPMC® Examines Risks to Sterile Medical Packaging

It’s often said laws can have unintended consequences. When it comes to certain proposed environmental legislative initiatives, the consequences could severely compromise the safety of sterile medical device packaging.

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FPA Monitors Issues and Legislation Involving Food Waste

Food waste is one of the biggest contributors to greenhouse gas emissions. The current goal set by the United Nations Global Compact, Paris Accord, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and U.S. Department of Agriculture is to cut food waste and loss by 50% by 2030.

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FlexFocus™FlexMatters
A Closer Look at Jonathan C. Quinn

A Closer Look at Jonathan C. Quinn

Vice president of marketing and sustainability for Accredo Packaging Inc./API Group Holding Inc.

In this issue, we interview Jonathan C. Quinn, vice president of marketing and sustainability for Accredo Packaging Inc./API Group Holding Inc. He is also co-chair of the Emerging Leadership Council of the Flexible Packaging Association.

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National
2024 Will Not Be a Quiet Year in Washington

2024 Will Not Be a Quiet Year in Washington

While it is unlikely many pieces of consequential legislation will make it to President Joe Biden’s desk for his signature, we do anticipate a lot of legislative activity where FPA will advocate on behalf of the flexible packaging industry.

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Advocacy and Strategic Planning Round Out 2023

As the year ends and we all reflect on our ac­complishments as well as our resolutions for the new year, the Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) has a lot to celebrate in 2023 and look forward to in 2024. On the state level, the advocacy focus was again on extended producer responsibility (EPR) legislation, per- and […]

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