Portfolio Uses the Latest Innovations in Post Consumer Recycled Content Materials for Disposable Food Service Needs

LAKE FOREST, Ill. – October 16, 2012 – Pactiv LLC a leader in the food service packaging industry, has introduced EarthChoice® 25 percent Post Consumer Recycled Content Foam Foodservice packaging, for disposable food service needs. The comprehensive line of EarthChoice® contains six foam hinged lids and a five compartment school lunch tray.

The definition for post consumer recycled content is:
Materials that have been used by consumers and diverted from landfills to be integrated into new products.

U.S. FDA compliant for food packaging applications, these new carry-out containers are ideal for a wide variety of foodservice applications while delivering greater performance than ever before. From a smart optional venting system on our medium and large hinged lids with dependable closures to increased structural strength and optimized cube utilization, our foam hinged lids now give you reliability, customer convenience and unmatched value.

Pactiv’s EarthChoice® 25 Percent Post Consumer Foam products are manufactured in the U.S., which lessens the environmental impact from transportation and distribution. And, Pactiv customers can combine their EarthChoice® selections with other Pactiv products for optimal truck loading.

Pactiv LLC is a leader in the foodservice/food packaging markets it serves. Pactiv’s foodservice/food packaging offering is one of the broadest in the industry, including both custom and stock products in a variety of materials. For more information, visit www.pactiv.com

*These products are recyclable only in the few communities that have appropriate recycling programs

About Pactiv LLC

Pactiv is the world’s largest producer of food service disposables and food packaging operating 55 manufacturing plants in seven countries. With over 12,000 employees, Pactiv makes and sells products used in the foodservice, supermarket, and food packaging markets.


Tori BerndtPactiv Communications Manager847-482-3148vberndt@pactiv.com