Anne Bedarf joined Colgate-Palmolive in 2017 as Packaging Sustainability Manager, within the Global Design & Packaging’s Innovation and Sustainability team. Prior to joining Colgate, Anne spent 9 years with the non-profit GreenBlue, managing projects for the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC), and also previously worked in local government and environmental consulting. While at the SPC, Anne worked with brands, retailers, packaging suppliers, local and federal governments, and non-profits to develop the on-pack How2Recycle Labeling Program and teach the Essentials of Sustainable Packaging series. At Colgate, Anne is driving progress towards Colgate’s packaging and plastics sustainability goals and collaborating with customers and groups including the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) and Consumer Goods Forum (CGF).
As brand owners and manufacturers are under mounting pressure to make their products more sustainable, they are turning to advanced polymers and manufacturing techniques. At the end of life, these materials enter the recycling stream and can cause headaches for the recycling industry. Come to this workshop and learn how the recycling industry is grappling […]