sustainable packaging

Sustainable Packaging Research

Dordan has invested in the expertise required to develop sustainable packaging tools and resources that aid our clients in their journey toward sustainable packaging. The results of these efforts are listed below, available for download. Should there be a resource desired that is not listed, please email our Sustainability Coordinator, Chandler Slavin at

  • Dordan's Blog: This high-trafficked blog authored by Dordan's Sustainability Coordinator found fame in 2009 during its investigation into clamshell recycling in America. Today the blog serves as a platform for Dordan to discuss sustainable packaging and Dordan news and events. To learn about Dordan's efforts to recycle clamshell packaging, click here.

  • Plastic, Doing More With Less: A Summary of Trucost's Plastics & Sustainability Report, which compares the sustainability of plastics to alternative materials.

  • "Green" Plastics for Thermoforming: A then and now comparative of sustainable materials for thermoforming demonstrates the shift from interest in biodegredation to an emphasis on performance.

  • Trends in Sustainable Packaging: Learn the key takeaways from SUSTPACK15, a conference produced by Packaging Digest, Pira International, and the Sustainable Packaging Coalition.