Resources: Organizations

The following organizations are resources for information and news related to reusable transport packaging.

Reusable Packaging Association (RPA)
The Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) is a trade association of leading manufacturers, poolers, distributors, retailers, educators, and others with a commitment to reusable packaging systems and the message of re-use. Founded in 1999, the RPA promotes the environmental, safety, and economic benefits of reusable packaging.

Reusable Industrial Packaging Association (RIPA)
The Reusable Industrial Packaging Association (RIPA) is a trade association representing North American reconditioners, manufacturers and distributors of reusable industrial packaging. They promote safe and sustainable design, manufacturing, remanufacturing and reuse for the industrial packaging industry.

California Product Stewardship Council (CSPC)
The CPSC is a federally-recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit comprised of local governments, business partners and environmental associations representing solid waste, wastewater, water quality and public health issues. CPSC advocates for Extended Producer Responsibility to reduce the cradle-to-cradle impact of products and packaging.

CalRecycle: Transport Packaging Resources
Resources for the manufacturing sector focused on efficient transport packaging and distribution systems.