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Industry Intelligence to host webinar on turning waste packaging into equity; TerraCycle CEO Tom Szaky will share his thoughts on the paths he sees for the CPG industry in the face of rising resource costs, packaging taxes, EPR laws

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LOS ANGELES, April 3, 2013 (press release) – Industry Intelligence Inc., a market intelligence and information management company serving the forest products, packaging, and food and beverage industries, today announced it will offer a webinar with Tom Szaky, the CEO of TerraCycle, on April 17. In this presentation, Szaky will share his thoughts on the state of sustainable packaging and the paths he sees for the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry in the face of the rising resource costs, packaging taxes and extended producer responsibility (EPR) laws.

In this webinar, you’ll discover how more than 50 Fortune 500 companies—from Kraft Foods and PepsiCo to Kimberly-Clark and Nestlé—have found innovative end-of-life solutions for otherwise non-recyclable packaging through their partnership with TerraCycle. Could a partnership with TerraCycle be the right way to help your company achieve expanded marketing opportunities, sales lift and brand equity growth?

TerraCycle, founded in 2001 by Tom Szaky, is a pioneering recycling company with the mission to eliminate the idea of waste. TerraCycle does this by creating national recycling systems and innovative end-of-life solutions for otherwise non-recyclable packaging. Today, more than 20 million people in 20-plus countries collect waste that is used to create more than 1,500 products sold by major retailers.

Industry Intelligence, Inc. hosts this webinar as part of its ongoing initiative to provide market-relevant, value-added accessible content. PAC NEXT and Packaging Technology Integrated Solutions (PTIS) are supporting this webinar.

PAC, the voice of the Canadian packaging industry since 1950, created PAC NEXT to proactively help the industry transition towards a world without packaging waste. PTIS helps packaging clients around the globe through a broad network of experts who identify new opportunities and solve packaging problems.

There is no charge to register for this webinar, but space is limited. To learn more about this presentation and to reserve your seat, please visit,

About Industry Intelligence, Inc.

Industry Intelligence, Inc. has provided market intelligence to more than 600 companies worldwide from independent startups to Fortune 500 companies since it began as Forestweb in 1999. Over the years, Industry Intelligence has grown to cover the forest products, packaging, and food and beverage industries from a high-level industry view to in-depth data, which clients use to prepare for meetings, generate sales reports, produce competitive analysis and create other business documents. Industry Intelligence innovation comes from industry experts using patented technology to deliver the market intelligence that companies use to compete, make informed decisions and succeed.

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About i2live

i2live is the events unit of Industry Intelligence, Inc. i2live brings together business leaders to address issues that cut across industries and market sectors, especially the forest products, packaging, and food and beverage industries. Through online events and interactive conference programming, i2live helps businesses interpret industry trends and capitalize on emerging opportunities. For more information, visit

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