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Greening the Packaging Most People Never See

Sustainable Silicon Valley

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM (PST)

Greening the Packaging Most People Never See

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Greening the Packaging Most People Never See

Wed, Feb 13, 2013, 8.30am – 1pm

Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, Ca

Making smart decisions about transport packaging materials -such as pallets and boxes- can save costs, reduce product damage and lower your company's environmental footprint. Register for this dynamic morning workshop and lunchtime panel to evaluate what reusable transport packaging could do for your business! 

  • Learn about shipping and packaging best practices
  • Hear real-world success stories
  • Discover savings potential and grant opportunities
  • Consult one-on-one with experts
  • Network with other business leaders

Who should attend? Corporate executives, supply chain directors, shipping and warehouse managers, packaging engineers, fleet and logistics managers, materials managers... and anyone interested in learning more about the environmental and economic value of reusable packaging.

People don’t realize how much of an environmental impact their packaging has.” – Nancy Parmer, Sustainability, Customer Solutions Group, UPS. 

  • 8.30 - 9.00: Registration and Breakfast
  • 9.00 - 11.30: Workshop
  • 11.30 -12.00: Break / Lunch Buffet 
  • 12.00 - 1.00: Panel Discussion

For more information about reusable transport packaging and to sign up for future workshop notifications, visit www.usereusables.com.

This event is part of the "Use Reusables" campaign, a joint effort of StopWaste.Org and the Reusable Packaging Association with support from U.S. EPA's Climate Showcase Communities program.

You can also contact Caroline Nowacki: cnowacki@sustainablesv.org

Public Transport Information:

  • Santa Clara Caltrain Station is 10-15 minutes walking from the event location
Parking Information:
  • Free parking at Sustainable Silicon Valley, 900 Lafayette Street, Santa Clara, CA
  • Street parking on the south side of the Campus, around 740 Market St., Santa Clara, CA
  • Santa Clara University Parking, flat rate $6/day, entrance at 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA

Have questions about Greening the Packaging Most People Never See? Contact Sustainable Silicon Valley

When & Where

Santa Clara University - Benson Memorial Center - Williman Room

Santa Clara, CA 95053

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM (PST)

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Sustainable Silicon Valley

Sustainable Silicon Valley (SSV) facilitates collaboration among tech companies, cities, counties, nonprofits, and research institutions to solve sustainability issues that cannot be solved alone. Together, SSV and its members create measurable projects that produce tangible solutions to address water, carbon, and energy issues.


SSV envisions a Net Positive Bay Area by 2050 with the goal of:

· Generating more renewable energy than we consume

· Sequestering more carbon that we emit

· Ensuring water resilience by enabling reuse


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