31 May '11, 10am

Compostable Packaging Company Will Open Manufacturing Plant in South Carolina

Compostable Packaging Company Will Open Manufacturing Plant in South Carolina

In a move that illustrates how quickly the parameters of sustainability are evolving, the company Be Green Packaging, LLC is moving ahead with plans to manufacture its compostable food packaging products in South Carolina. The company has purchased a factory in Ridgeland, and the operation will focus squarely on the company’s triple bottom line strategy. As summed up by CEO Ron Blitzer, Be Green Packaging is committed to a long term relationship with its host community that involves benefits beyond simply providing a place for people to get a paycheck. The company primarily uses common wild-harvested plants such as bulrush and bamboo to make its products, and it is about to set up shop in one of several states that are practically being eaten alive by kudzu , which raises the possibility that Be Green may some day help provide a management solution for the invasive vine.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/05/be-green-packaging-op...

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