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Diamond developed its greenbox initiative to research, design, and implement packaging solutions that are innovative and sustainable.

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Green Packaging Solutions

Diamond is committed to working toward a cleaner environment. We developed the Diamond greenbox initiative to research, design, and implement packaging solutions that are innovative and sustainable.

The core of the initiative – designs, materials, and methods – represents a comprehensive approach to packaging that minimizes environmental impact throughout the supply chain.

Through creative design, careful material selection, and best practices at the plant level, Diamond is able to minimize waste, reduce shipping costs and increase efficiencies – all of which support a sustainable use of resources and cultivate a positive emotional connection to the brand.

Diamond Packaging is FSC Chain-of_Custody certified.FSC® Chain of Custody Certified

Diamond has obtained Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) Chain of Custody certification from the Rainforest Alliance. This certification reflects a growing trend in the paper and printing industry of companies making more environmentally and socially responsible supply chain decisions.

Diamond Packaging purchases clean, renewable wind energy for 100% of its electrical energy requirements.100% Renewable Wind Energy

Diamond signed a multi-year agreement to purchase clean, renewable wind energy for 100% of its electrical energy requirements through wind energy marketer and developer Community Energy. The purchase illustrates the company’s continued commitment to the environment and the community.

Diamond purchases approximately 8,212,000 kilowatt hours (kWhs) of renewable energy credits annually. The environmental benefit from this purchase is equal to offsetting approximately 5,794 metric tons of carbon dioxide per year, the impact of which is equivalent to:

      • The carbon sequestered by 4,749 acres of trees
      • Removing 1,207 passenger vehicles from the road

Diamond Packaging is an EPA Green Power Partner.EPA Green Power Leadership Club

Diamond has been awarded membership to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Green Power Leadership Club. By meeting the Leadership Club purchase requirements, Diamond has joined an elite group of Green Power Partners who are demonstrating exemplary environmental leadership.

Diamond Packaging achieved Zero Waste to Landfill status through increased recycling rates and Energy from Waste (EfW).Zero Landfill

Diamond achieved Zero Manufacturing Waste to Landfill status in 2014 through increased recycling rates and Energy from Waste (EfW). The recovery and recycling program will provide long-term environmental and economic benefits.

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The Diamond greenbox initiative is one more way we plan to surpass our customers’ expectations today, tomorrow, and into a greener future.

Contact us to request a free Green Promo Kit or visit our sustainability microsite for more information on Diamond's greenbox initiative.

 

Green Chic™

Diamond recently introduced its new Green Chic™ packaging, a significant advance in the field of sustainable packaging design. Upscale or luxury brands can now support environmental concerns without sacrificing identity.

Green Chic™ incorporates in-line specialty UV coatings, Liquid Metal™ and MiraFoil® metallic UV coatings, and Cast and Cure holographic effects.

Contact us for more information or to request Green Chic™ samples.

Green Chic packaging

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