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  1. Nov 21 2017

    The world produces more than 3.5 million tons of waste a day – and that figure is growing

    The world generates at least 3.5 million tons of solid waste a day, 10 times the amount a century ago, according to World Bank researchers. If nothing is done, that figure will grow to 11 million tons by the end of the century, the researchers estimate. On average, Americans throw away their own body weight in trash every month. In Japan, meanwhile, the typical person produces only two-thirds as much. It’s difficult to find comparable figures for the trash produced by mega-cities.

  2. Jul 31 2017

    Sonoco’s 2016-2017 Corporate Responsibility Report shows steady progress

    Sonoco has released its 2016-2017 Corporate Responsibility Report. The report, which is available on the Company’s website at www.sonoco.com/sustainability, celebrates Sonoco’s successful projects while reporting on the Company’s significant progress toward long-term sustainability goals.

  3. Nov 15 2016

    Sonoco Recognizes Ohio Facility for Sustainability Progress

    Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified packaging companies, has awarded a Sonoco Sustainability Star Award to its Alpha facility in Beavercreek, Ohio, for driving landfill reduction through improved waste stream management.

  4. May 17 2016

    Sonoco Recognizes Savannah Recycling Center for Sustainability Progress

    Sonoco has awarded a bronze-level Sonoco Sustainability Star Award to its Sonoco Recycling facility in Savannah, Ga., for successful and exemplary efforts to reduce its waste to landfill and implement sustainability-oriented processes.

  5. Mar 23 2016

    Congratulations to the winners of our recycled art contest!

    Sonoco Recycling, along with the Midlands Recycling and Sustainability Group, sponsors an annual contest that invites local K-12 students to create art from discarded items.

  6. Mar 07 2016

    Sonoco Recycling LLC in Durham Earns NC STAR Status

    Sonoco Recycling, LLC, became certified in the N.C. Department of Labor’s STAR Consultation Program on February 25, 2016.

  7. Feb 17 2016

    Sonoco Recycling Receives SC Safety Excellence Awards

    Sonoco Recycling's South Carolina facilities receive the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA) Safety Excellence award.

  8. Jan 20 2016

    Sonoco Recognizes Iowa City Facility for Sustainability Progress

    Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified packaging companies, has granted a silver-level Sonoco Sustainability Star Award to its Display & Packaging facility in Iowa City, Iowa, for successful and exemplary efforts to reduce its waste to landfill and implement sustainability-oriented processes.

  9. Jan 15 2016

    Sonoco Recycling Announces Leadership Changes

    Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest global diversified packaging companies, has announced new leadership for its recycling business, Sonoco Recycling, LLC. Mike Pope has been promoted to general manager and president of Sonoco Recycling, LLC. Pope most recently served as commercial director for Sonoco Recycling and has been an instrumental part of the Recycling leadership team for the past five years.

  10. Oct 27 2015

    Sonoco Recognizes 7 Facilities for Sustainability Progress

    Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified packaging companies, has granted Sonoco Sustainability Star Awards to seven plants across North America for successful and exemplary efforts to reduce their waste to landfill and implement sustainability-oriented processes.

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