AWARDS

*Winner: Sustainable Packaging – Best Branded Package, PAC Global Leadership Awards 2015
The PAC Global Leadership Awards Gala aims to recognize and celebrate this year’s outstanding packages and companies. PAC recognized Ecologic and Purina Pro Plan® Renew™ for their all molded fiber cat litter jug in the Sustainable Packaging category.

*Winner: Best Package- 2015 Trashies Awards, Sustainable Packaging Coalition, Smithers Pira and Packaging Digest
The competition recognizes and celebrates the people, process or service behind the latest advancements in sustainable packaging. Ecologic and Purina Pro Plan® Renew™ were recognized for Best Package with their all molded fiber cat litter jug.

* Winner: Advances and Innovation in Sustainable Packaging, Pulp & Paper International
The PPI Awards are the only global awards dedicated to recognizing the achievements of companies in the pulp and paper sector. PPI recognized Ecologic with the Advances and Innovation in Sustainable Packaging Award.

* Winner: Salute to Excellence – Safeway, Private Label Manufacturers Association
Safeway won the Salute to Excellence Award for their Bright Green detergent in the 50oz eco.bottle.

* Winner: Vendor Innovation Award, Tricorbraun
Ecologic is proud to be recognized by TricorBraun with their Vendor Innovation Award.

* Winner: Retailer Innovation – Sustainable Package, Store Brands Decisions / Stagnito Media
Safeway took home the Innovation Award for best Sustainable Packaging: Non-Foods with their 4X Bright Green detergent in the 50oz eco.bottle®.

* Industrial Technology Honoree, Stockton Chamber of Commerce
The Stockton Chamber of Commerce recognized Ecologic as an Industrial Technology Honoree for the opening of our manufacturing facility in Manteca, CA.

* Finalist: 2013 Visionary Award, Packaging Digest/UBM Canon
Ecologic and Seventh Generation were recognized by Packaging Digest as a Finalist for the 2013 Visionary Awards for the successful commercialization of Seventh Generation’s 4x detergent in the Ecologic bottle.

* Winner: East Bay Innovation Awards
Ecologic Brands took home the Clean Technology trophy at the first-ever East Bay Innovation Awards held on January 31, 2013. The event attracted over 200 nominations and 350 attendees to celebrate cutting-edge innovators in the US. Ecologic was among good company, as other category winners included Pandora, Tesla, and Livescribe.

* Winner: 2012 GoingGreen Global 200 Top Private Companies
The AlwaysOn Network in Silicon Valley, along with its venture capital supporters, identified Ecologic Brands as a company that’s disrupting global industries and creating viable business models for the green technology marketplace as part of its sixth annual Going Green Global 200 Awards. Among the more mature greentech companies, Ecologic Brands is considered one of the top 30 companies to watch.

* Finalist: 2012 Innovation By Design Awards, Fast Company
Ecologic Brands was selected out of over 1,700 entries by Fast Company and showcased as a finalist in the “Service Design” category for coming up with an inspiring, ingenious design solution. “The eco.bottle® looks like an unremarkable recycled-paper container for detergent, but it represents a series of supply-chain innovations. Most significantly, the shells pack and ship flat, saving fuel; and unlike the conventional plastic, these containers are both recyclable and compostable.”

* Winner: 2012 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA)
Ecologic Brands was honored with the Gold Award by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) in the Packaging & Graphics category. IDSA started the IDEA awards in 1980 to promote public understanding about the impact of design excellence on the quality of life and the economy.

* Winner: Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) AmeriStar 2012 Package Competition
Ecologic Brands won 2 out of 3 key award categories—Best of Show and 3M Sustainability Award—edging out over 150 other entries in February 2012. Ecologic Brands was also recognized as a winner in the Excellence in Packaging Design category.

* Winner: 2011 Best Green 4R’s Award (Reduction, Reuse, Recycling, Recovery)
Ecologic Brands won a gold medal at the 6th International Green Awards for Creativity in Sustainability in December 2011.

* Finalist: PMMI “Package of the Future” Competition
Ecologic Brands was chosen as 1 of 10 finalists showcased at Pack Expo in October 2011.

* Winner: 2011 Greener Package Award “Environmental Impact”

* Winner: San Francisco Business Times Cleantech Sustainable Awards “Best Sustainable Product”
Ecologic Brands received the San Francisco Business Times Sustainable Product Award on June 16, 2011 at the Clean Tech and Sustainability Awards in San Francisco.

* Winner: IBF, “The Social Impact Award for 2011”
Ecologic Brands’ founder and CEO Julie Corbett was awarded the Social Impact Award on June 7, 2011 at the Innovator Awards Ceremony in Redwood City, California.

*Finalist: PMMI “Package of the Future” Competition
Ecologic Brands was chosen as 1 of 10 finalists showcased at Pack Expo in October 2010.

News

Jabil Inc. Acquires Ecologic Brands

    Jabil Inc. has acquired Ecologic Brands, and we’re so excited for the future of sustainable packaging on this incredible new path. Jabil has an unmatched breadth and depth of end-market experience, technical and design capabilities, manufacturing know-how, supply chain insights and global product management expertise. Driven by a common purpose, Jabil and Ecologic…
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The Sustainable Ecologic Refill Kit

    Who isn’t a fan of multi-functional products that make tedious tasks faster and more efficient?  Now take this concept and make it sustainable, too. Ecologic Brands is all about feel-good construction and materials that positively transform our consumers’ lifestyles. The Refill Kit does exactly this and more.  The Refill Kit lends itself to…
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Understanding the Circular Economy

    The circular economy is the heart of sustainable business ventures. But what exactly is it? According to the Solar Impulse Foundation, the circular economy is an economic model with the objective to sustainably produce goods and services by limiting the consumption and waste of resources, including raw materials, water, energy, as well as…
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How We Navigated COVID-19

    The global pandemic has taken a toll on all aspects of life, disrupting industries, communities, and the way we operate on a daily basis. Ecologic Brands and the paper industry were no different. But what did we do in response to everything that hit us so hard in 2020? Earlier this year, ABC7…
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The Evolution of Plastic: Consumer Preferences Over Time

    One of the most common uses of plastic is in shopping bags. If you live in—or have shopped in—certain cities, you may have noticed how the use of plastic has evolved over time. For example, some consumers are asked to pay an additional fee for a plastic bag, encouraging people to use more…
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Why Should You Choose Ecologic Over Other Sustainable Packaging Options?

    We stand by the Ecologic Brands process. In contrast to other sustainable packing options, like glass and metal, our paper process has more validated environmental benefits.  Glass, often used as an alternative to plastic, is considered easily recyclable and non-toxic. However, the production of glass, similarly to aluminum and plastic, is composed of…
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The Truth Behind Bioplastics

    To understand the hazards of bioplastics, you must first understand what bioplastics are and how they differ from regular plastic to petroleum-based raw materials. Essentially, bioplastics are made from 20 percent or more renewable materials. Though bioplastics are an improvement, they are not the solution to ending plastic pollution.  At the heart of…
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Ecologic’s Feature on Packaging World: A French Take on Paper Bottles

    Ecologic Brands is proud to share that we have been featured on Packaging World! We are always excited to have our products highlighted so that others may learn of the positive impact we feel we have on the environment. Here is a short excerpt from the article: The ultimate goal underpinning the whole…
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What is Boxed Water and Why Is It Not Actually Better?

    When you’re picturing paper-based water bottles, boxed water may come to mind. Though the packaging appears visually-satisfying and environmentally-friendly, most boxed water is single-use Tetra Pak containers of water that rely on the consumer to responsibly recycle, which actually occurs at a rate of about 5 percent.  It’s important to note that lined…
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Why Use Paper Bottles Over Plastic Bottles?

If your company is still manufacturing products that use plastic containers or bottles, it’s time for a change.