Environmental Paper Network – North America

Environmental Paper Network North America (EPN-NA) strengthens the work of civil society organizations that share a common vision of a forest pulp and paper industry that contributes to a heathy, just, and sustainable future for all life on earth. Please find additional resources on our website, sign up for our newsletter, and find out more ways to take collective action to save paper and stop throwaways on our Unwrap the Truth site. To request additions to, please email

We are grateful to the following organizations for their contribution to the creation of this resource and for their ongoing work to make packaging more sustainable around the world.



Canopy is a solutions-driven not-for-profit environmental organization dedicated to protecting forests, species and climate. Canopy’s Pack4Good initiative supports diverse companies, including fashion brands, personal care brands, printers, and more, to reduce paper packaging’s impact through smart design, use of recycled materials, and Next Generation packaging solutions. Join Pack4Good here.

Center for Environmental Health

Center for Environmental Health (CEH) protects people from toxic chemicals by working with communities, consumers, workers, government, and the private sector to demand and support business practices that are safe for public health and the environment. Sign up for email updates at

Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA)

GAIA is a worldwide alliance of more than 800 grassroots groups, non-governmental organizations, and individuals in over 90 countries. With our work we aim to catalyze a global shift towards environmental justice by strengthening grassroots social movements that advance solutions to waste and pollution. Sign up for updates here.

Green America

Green America harnesses economic power—the strength of consumers, investors, businesses, and the marketplace—to create a socially just and environmentally sustainable society. Green America provides the economic strategies, organizing power, and practical tools to solve today’s social and environmental problems. Learn more here.

Greenpeace USA

Greenpeace is a global, independent campaigning organization that uses peaceful protest and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future.More than 7 million people around the world have joined Greenpeace to demand that companies stop polluting our planet with throwaway plastic. Join us and demand companies do better here.

Product Stewardship Institute

The Product Stewardship Institute (PSI) is a national nonprofit working to reduce the health and environmental impacts of consumer products from design and production through end-of-life. We bring together the public and private sectors to solve the toughest municipal waste management problems. For resources, reports, toolkits, model policies, sample legislation, and more, visit our Packaging & Plastics hub and Packaging EPR Toolkit.


UPSTREAM is a non-profit organization that sparks innovative solutions to plastic pollution by helping people, businesses and communities shift from single-use to reuse.  We seek to live in a world where people and the planet are treated as indisposable and communities thrive without all the waste. Join the Reuse Movement today and help create a better way than throwaway.

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