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The Foodservice Packaging Institute is looking for a new president after Lynn Dyer announced she would be leaving the association this fall. Dyer has been with FPI for over 20 years and, during that time, achieved many milestones. She helped to quadruple its membership, amplified FPI as the voice of the foodservice packaging industry and guided the industry’s environmental stewardship efforts. Read More»
Residents in Otsego County, New York will now have the opportunity to recycle foam polystyrene through a county program, thanks to a $50,000 grant from the Foam Recycling Coalition. The county’s program will focus on receiving foam cups, plates, take-out containers, egg cartons, trays and blocks from local commercial businesses and self-delivery from residents.Read More»
Nominations are now being accepted for the bi-annual Foodservice Packaging Awards competition to honor excellence and innovation in foodservice packaging. This year is the Foodservice Packaging Institute’s and QSR magazine’s 10th competition that awards winners in categories recognizing excellence and innovation.Read More»
As the spotlight on single-use foodservice packaging continues to grow, the Foodservice Packaging Institute sought to better understand the general consumer’s use and perception of these items. To discover those consumer perceptions and provide feedback to its members, FPI commissioned a third-party to conduct a survey to find out how frequently people use single-use packaging and their perceptions and behavior choices related to foodservice packaging.Read More»
Residents and businesses in the Ontario municipalities of Brockton and Hanover now have the opportunity to recycle polystyrene foam, thanks to a $9,700 grant from the Foam Recycling Coalition.Read More»
The Foam Recycling Coalition awarded a $41,000 grant to Live Thrive Atlanta’s Center for Hard to Recycle Materials (CHaRM). This funding will help expand the facility’s foam polystyrene recycling operation and continue improving the environmental and public health of Metro Atlanta by diverting hazardous waste and recyclables from local landfills. With this grant, CHaRM will buy a foam polystyrene densifier for its recycling drop-off site allowing the organization to process foam polystyrene onsite.Read More»
The Foodservice Packaging Institute's 2019 State of the Industry Survey shows steady industry volume and profit growth will continue this year. The survey includes input from raw material and machinery suppliers, converters, and foodservice distributors and operators.Read More»