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TC Transcontinental Packaging wins FPA sustainability award


March 12, 2021
By PrintAction Staff

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TC Transcontinental Packaging has won the Gold Award for Sustainability in the 2021 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition for the Maxwell House Canada 100 per cent compostable coffee pod lidding and mother bag films.

The films are Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI)-certified industrial compostable, which leaves zero waste, provides an environmentally friendly solution to the popular single-serve pod and responds to the demand for sustainable packaging.

“At TC Transcontinental, the development of sustainable products is firmly rooted in our long history of social responsibility. This award underscores our leadership position in crafting commercialized, sustainable packaging solutions,” said Thomas Morin, president of TC Transcontinental Packaging.

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This product results from TC Transcontinental Packaging’s partnership with Club Coffee, an innovator in the single-serve hot beverage market and the creators of PῧrPod100, and Kraft Heinz Canada. The packaging features a circular design with renewable inputs into the materials and a no-separation pod design that ensures easy disposal through local food waste collection programs.

As a signatory of the Ellen MacArthur foundation’s New Plastics Economy Global Commitment,TC Transcontinental Packaging has set a goal of only creating 100 per cent recyclable, compostable, or re-useable products by 2025.