DIRECT PACK, INC. ACQUIRES ATMOSPHERA VERDE TO EXPAND PET PLASTIC RECYCLING CAPABILITIES

• Atmosphera Verde will be re-named Direct Pack Recycling • New recycling facility will allow Direct Pack greater efficiency and ability to develop affordable custom packaging solutions from recycled PET plastic • Capable of recycling 20,000 tons of PET plastic annually. Direct Pack, Inc. (DPI), a leader in sustainable, thermoformed plastic packaging, announced today that…

Direct Pack volunteers clean up the LA River

On Saturday, April 13 Direct Pack sponsored and provided 126 volunteers for the Great LA River CleanUp organized by the Friends of the LA River (FoLAR) at Sepulveda Basin. This was the 30th LA River CleanUp, to capture hundreds of tons of trash before it reaches the ocean. It is the largest urban river cleanup…

One billion bottles saved from landfill

One billion bottles! That’s how many post-consumer recycled plastic bottles Direct Pack used in manufacturing in 2018.  As the number of BOTTLEBOX® containers used in the food service, supermarket, produce and processor markets is increasing, we are thankful to our partners helping us save more bottles than ever from landfills and the ocean. This record…

Nature-Watch uses BOTTLEBOX® containers as educational greenhouses

   One of our customers, Nature-Watch, provides educational nature products and craft activity kits designed to teach children about nature. Since 1987, their hands on educational materials and crafts enliven the learning experience for children, and are a great resource for educators looking for nature instructional materials. For their Herb Garden Greenhouse Activity Kit, Nature-Watch…

DPI takes another 740 cars off the road

  Direct Pack continues to take cars off the road – not literally, but through the greenhouse gas impact saving that comes from using post-consumer recycled PET (rPET) in our BOTTLEBOX® containers. Compared to using virgin PET plastic, our products saved 7.1 million pounds of CO2 from the atmosphere in the third quarter of 2018.…