Monday, August 15, 2011

Interstate Container Cambridge Representative Appointed to Global Green’s CoRR Executive Committee

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Interstate Container Cambridge demonstrates dedication to Global Green USA’s Coalition for Resource Recovery (CoRR) mission to fight climate change.

Interstate Container Cambridge Sales and Marketing Manager, Jeff Cormier, will serve in the Executive Committee of Global Green’s CoRR from August 2011 – July 2012. CoRR Executive Committee serves as an advisory team to Global Green and CoRR's Director. As a member of the committee, Cormier will provide strategic and financial guidance on meetings, events, projects, and all aspects of CoRR. [1]

In line with Global Green USA’s mission to fight global climate change, CoRR aims at transforming waste into resources, while generating business value. CoRR’s 3-year plan includes redirecting 580,000 tons of New York City waste/year from landfills which saves businesses $70 million in disposal costs.

Also, the plan comprises of decreasing greenhouse gases by 1.7 million tons/year, and developing effective waste diversion technologies and programs to transform major markets worldwide.[2]

Maryland-based Interstate Container Cambridge manufactures sustainable corrugated packaging.  As recognition of the manufacturer’s green efforts, last year Interstate Container Cambridge was awarded at Global Green’s 11th annual Sustainable Design Awards in 2010 for its innovative GREENCOAT® wax-alternative corrugated boxes.

GREENCOAT® is recyclable, repulpable and compostable wax-replacement corrugated box for packing bulk poultry, meat, seafood, fresh produce, and floral packaging. Furthermore, Interstate Container has implemented numerous other green initiatives, including:

Interstate Container Cambridge is a member of Interstate Resources Container Division and a member of INDEVCO Group.

Contact Information

Interstate Container Cambridge
903 Woods Road
Cambridge, MD 21613

Tel: 410-221-7777
Fax: 410-221-7766

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