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Sonoco Sustainability

Our commitment to sustainability isn't just a promise, it's a mission. Every year Sonoco helps over 15,000 brands, manufacturers and communities recycle. We design new ways to shrink our environmental footprint and we've won awards for it. From creating environmentally conscious products to overseeing one of the largest recycling operations, being a green company is the world to us, literally. 


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At Sonoco, sustainability starts at the top
Our packaging begins its sustainability journey as the product of an ethos. We envision a cradle-to-cradle product life cycle that’s better for our planet and better for you and your customers. That’s why we’ve made sustainability a part of everything we do.
Sustainable Advice Our commitment to sustainability isn't just a promise, it's a mission. Every year Sonoco helps over 15,000 brands, manufacturers and communities recycle. We design new ways to shrink our environmental footprint and we've won awards for it. From creating environmentally conscious products to overseeing one of the largest recycling operations, being a green company is the world to us, literally.

Learn More About Sonoco's Sustainability Commitments

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Sonoco's Sustainability Story

Sustainability

Discover a product lifecycle that's better for our planet and better for your customers.

Explore our value chain, and see how sustainability is a part of everything we are and everything we do—from our leadership philosophy to material sourcing to end-of-life practices.

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Sonoco's Sustainability Story - Leadership

At Sonoco, sustainability starts at the top.

Our packaging begins its sustainability journey as the product of an ethos. We envision a cradle-to-cradle product life cycle that’s better for our planet and better for you and your customers. That’s why we’ve made sustainability a part of everything we do.
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A Team Serious about Sustainability Some of Our Areas of Focus:  

Partnerships -
Breakthroughs in sustainability can’t happen in silos. At Sonoco, we partner with industry associations that are experts in specific areas of sustainability. We integrate these viewpoints into our strategies and share our own expertise for the greater purpose of building a more sustainable future.

Packaging might be a common part of daily life, but because it’s so commonly used, we see every sustainability breakthrough as vastly meaningful. Our technology teams find purpose in creatively engineering sustainable packaging. Hear from those leading packaging innovation.

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At Sonoco, we look at sustainability holistically. We don’t just care about developing more sustainable packaging – we’re also developing more sustainable systems and practices.