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Berry Superfos makes significant contribution to Berry Global’s 2020 sustainability success

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A reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 7%, a record percentage in the use of PCR (post-consumer recycled material), and a record low in recordable employee incidents are some of the successful results that Berry Global details in its 2020 Impact Report. The overall goal is to minimise product and operational impacts, and engage partners, including employees, suppliers, customers and communities, on key sustainability issues.

“Sustainability reporting is one of the many ways we demonstrate our continued commitment to transparency surrounding our performance in corporate citizenship; not just environmental sustainability, but also how we engage our partners and work with integrity to achieve our goals,”

says Tom Salmon, Chairman and CEO of Berry Global.

Innovative packaging solutions

Berry Superfos is part of this progress and, as a leader in innovative packaging, our customers look to us for leadership and solutions for the future:

“In step with the Berry Group‘s efforts and commitments to promote a more circular economy, Berry Superfos is designing solutions to help our customers achieve the growing need of their consumers for sustainable packaging solutions,” says Søren Rohleder, CEO of Berry Superfos.

Through our success in package light-weighting, integration of post-consumer resin (PCR), design for circularity, and use of bio-resins, Berry Global, including Berry Superfos, continues to collaborate with our customers to meet and exceed their sustainability goals. Notable highlights of progress regarding Berry’s environmental sustainability goals include:

  • Record percentage of PCR used
  • Secured access to 600 million pounds of PCR content by 2025
  • Increased focus of lifecycle assessments
  • Over 165,000 MWh of renewable energy purchased
  • Reduction in absolute water usage by 2%
  • ISCC Plus certification for seven sites in 2020, ensuring traceability of circular resins for food packaging solutions
  • Reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 7% 

In 2020, Berry Global also increased its global sustainability commitment by aligning to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The full global impact report includes the Berry Group’s GRI Index against its Impact 2025 strategy.

See also

A survey conducted by the Danish Technological Institute has shown that 14% of Danish household food waste stems from meal leftovers. Although these can be reheated, very often this is in a microwave oven, and the survey identified that many find the uneven heating of this process makes the food less savoury. In an attempt to alter this behaviour, RPC Superfos has contributed to the development of a new multifunctional plastic storage box which ensures a more even distribution of the microwave heat.

Advanced in-mould labelling from RPC Superfos has been a critical factor in the successful relaunch of a range of high-quality paints and primers from Bosnia and Herzegovina paint company BAUklar. The injection moulded SuperOval pail feature close-up drawings of tigers with striking details and appeal that form the essential visual communication of the pack. In-Mould Labelling (IML) makes it possible to reproduce even the finest details of the tiger design, so that end- users can almost feel that they can touch the whiskers.

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