Charter Next Generations Builds Extensive Portfolio of Store Drop-off Ready Films with 250 How2Recycle ® Pre-qualification Letters

CHICAGO, Jan. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Charter Next Generation (CNG), a leading innovator in sustainable films, has received its 250th How2Recycle ® Store Drop-off pre-qualification letter. CNG’s vast portfolio of pre-qualified films, which ranges from off-the-shelf varieties to custom blends, makes it easy for companies to make environmentally responsible choices while pursuing Store Drop-off qualification on their own. 

How2Recycle is a standardized labeling system that clearly communicates disposal instructions to the public. It is driven by a coalition of brands that want consumers to be empowered through smart labeling systems. Pre-qualification allows material manufacturers and converters to vet their products in advance to qualify to use the How2Recycle Store Drop-off label. 

 Companies are increasingly building environmental stewardship into their brands in line with customer sentiment. Utilizing Store Drop-off collection allows brands to actively contribute to recycling efforts, reduce their environmental impact, and align with broader environmental goals.

 “How2Recycle congratulates our member CNG for reaching 250 pre-qualification letters,” said Kaleigh Reno, Senior Project Manager at How2Recycle. “CNG’s wide array of pre-qualified films helps move the industry forward by maximizing the opportunities for Store Drop-off after final conversion.”

 “This milestone reflects our ongoing dedication to providing brands with solutions that align with environmental goals,” said Joe Glaser, Corporate Sustainability Engineer at CNG. “With a focus on customizability, functionality, and eco-conscious practices, CNG strives to lead the industry toward a more sustainable future.”

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 About Charter Next Generation

Charter Next Generation (CNG) is North America’s leading producer of highly engineered solutions used in the food, consumer, healthcare, and industrial markets. Committed to a sustainability-first approach, CNG leverages material science to engineer materials that help companies meet and exceed their sustainability goals. Known for world-class manufacturing capabilities and an innovation-driven approach, CNG operates fifteen facilities and employs over 2,200 employees and is a proud partner of Ownership Works®—a nonprofit partnering with companies to enable shared ownership, granting employees a stake in the value they create. 

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