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Sustainability

Packaging Specialties, Inc is dedicated to providing sustainable solutions that are fiscally and environmentally responsible. Our vision is to efficiently and responsibly manage all current and future resources, assets and influence to bring beneficial products to our customers, community and environment. We utilize the 3Rs in the 4-quadrants of our business to deliver on this vision.

1

Reduce

  • System wide electrical power usage by changing to high efficiency lighting
  • Power usage in Idaho location by using new HVAC air circulation technology
  • Overall Equipment Efficiency (OEE) by leveraging a tracking program to identify inefficiencies and areas to improve
  • Pallets in system by maximizing footage used per film roll
  • Removed extra 55 gallon drums by 50% by leveraging a reusable tote system

2

Reuse

  • Pallets, Cryovac film boxes and foam packing materials where possible
  • Pass on corrugated pads, shipping tubes, foam padding as well as some electronic equipment to local businesses and schools for use in projects
  • Ink & Solvent waste reused by cement manufacturing via fuel blending
  • Leverage solvent waste as fuel in oxidizer versus natural gas

3

Recycle

  • Most scrap/and or waste material: film, film cores, wood pallets, cardboard, light bulbs, solvent, scrap metal
  • Slop Solvent through fuel blending and recycling

Reduce

  • System wide electrical power usage by changing to high efficiency lighting
  • Power usage in Idaho location by using new HVAC air circulation technology
  • Overall Equipment Efficiency (OEE) by leveraging a tracking program to identify inefficiencies and areas to improve
  • Pallets in system by maximizing footage used per film roll
  • Removed extra 55 gallon drums by 50% by leveraging a reusable tote system

Reuse

  • Pallets, Cryovac film boxes and foam packing materials where possible
  • Pass on corrugated pads, shipping tubes, foam padding as well as some electronic equipment to local businesses and schools for use in projects
  • Ink & Solvent waste reused by cement manufacturing via fuel blending
  • Leverage solvent waste as fuel in oxidizer versus natural gas

Recycle

  • Most scrap/and or waste material: film, film cores, wood pallets, cardboard, light bulbs, solvent, scrap metal
  • Slop Solvent through fuel blending and recycling
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1501 S. Armstrong Ave
Fayetteville, AR 72701
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