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Altium Packaging

Project Altium Packaging
Brand(s) Clover Sonoma Packaged Product(s) Organic Milk
Market(s) USA Release to Market(s) 2022
Manufacturer Altium Packaging Envision Plastics Material(s) Clear HDPE milk jug, white HDPE closure
  • Complies with GDR#7: increase recycling value in rigid HDPE
  • Brand owner reports that EcoPrime PCR resin is made from curbside-recycled food and beverage packaging and uses a unique, patented cleaning process designed to eliminate contaminants.
  • Brand owner claims this is first US milk brand to use 30% post-consumer recycled (PCR) content,
  • FDA letter-of-no-objection (LONO) for use of food-contact PCR
  • Re: resin clarity, Envision reports suitability in white and natural bottles.
  • Jugs tested for overflow to verify correct volumes, and drop tests performed to verify packaging integrity
  • Lids also made with HDPE
  • Brand owner reports cost premium of about 8-10%
References Design for Recycled Content Guide (2023) Packaging World article