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FPA Signs Coalition Letter Supporting the Supply Chain Subtitle in the America COMPETES Act
05.10.2022

As members of Congress come together to advance bipartisan legislation strengthening supply chains and enhancing U.S. economic competitiveness, the undersigned organizations write to express our strong support for the Manufacturing Security and Resilience Program and...

FPA Signs Americans for Free Trade’s Coalition Letter in Support of Motion to Instruct, Calls to Include on Section 301 Product Exclusions Process
05.02.2022

Americans for Free Trade (AFT), a broad coalition of American businesses, trade organizations, and workers united against tariffs, sent a letter to Senate leadership voicing support for the Motion to Instruct proposed by Senator Pat...

FPA Submits Testimony in Opposition to SB 2788 to the Rhode Island Senate Judiciary Committee
04.26.2022

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) must oppose, unless amended, Senate Bill 2788 – Relating to Health and Safety – Refuse Disposal, which would add advanced recycling as a definition for refuse disposal and establishes a...

FPA Announces 2022 Board of Directors
04.13.2022

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), the leading advocate and voice for the growing U.S. flexible packaging industry, is pleased to announce the election of its 2022 Board of Directors. Kathy Bolhous, CEO of Charter Next...

FPA Signs Coalition Letter in Opposition of Colorado HB 22-1345
04.13.2022

The undersigned organizations must respectfully take an OPPOSE position on HB 22-1345, legislation that would impose broad reporting requirements on manufacturers of all products containing PFAS sold in Colorado, ban the sale of products containing...

FPA Submits Testimony to the Colorado House Energy and Environment Committee in Opposition to House Bill 1533
04.07.2022

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is submitting testimony in opposition to HB 1355, “Concerning the Creation of the Producer Responsibility Program for Statewide Recycling,” which creates a producer responsibility program to provide recycling services to...

FPA Submits Testimony to the Rhode Island Senate Committee on Environment & Agriculture in Opposition of Senate Bill 2296 – Extended Producer Responsibility for Packaging
03.30.2022

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is submitting testimony in opposition to Senate Bill 2296 – Extended Producer Responsibility for Packaging, which would establish an extended producer responsibility (EPR) program for packaging, alter state labeling provisions,...

FPA Signs Americans for Free Trade’s Coalition Letter to the USTR Calling for Holistic, Transparent Tariff Review
03.29.2022

Americans for Free Trade (AFT), a broad coalition of American businesses, trade organizations, and workers united against tariffs sent a letter to United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai expressing strong support for a fully transparent...

FPA Signs California Chamber of Commerce’s Coalition Letter in Opposition Unless Amended for AB 2026 (Friedman)
03.28.2022

The California Chamber of Commerce and the organizations listed respectfully OPPOSE UNLESS AMENDED AB 2026 (Friedman), as amended. We agree that increased efforts, including packaging redesign, substantial financial investments in infrastructure, and the formation of...

FPA Supports U.S. Senators Capito, Carper, and Boozman’s Recycling Infrastructure and Accessibility Act
03.24.2022

U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, Tom Carper (D-Del.), Chairman of the EPW Committee, and John Boozman (R-Ark.), also a member of the EPW...

FPA Announces 2022 Flexible Packaging Achievement Award Winners
03.24.2022

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), the leading advocate and voice for the growing U.S. flexible packaging industry, is pleased to announce the winners of its 66th Annual Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition. The winning entries...

FPA Submits Testimony to the Hawaii Senate Committee on Agriculture & Environment and Committee on Energy, Economic Development & Tourism in Opposition to House Bill 2399
03.21.2022

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is submitting testimony in opposition to HB 2399, “Relating to Waste Management,” which would establish and extended producer responsibility act for packaging and paper.

FPA Submits Information in Response to The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality’s Request for Information – Recyclable Materials
03.18.2022

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) respectfully submits the following information in response to The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality’s (DEQ) Request for Information: Oregon statewide recycling collection list and producer-collected materials (for recycling).

Fact Sheet Explains Extended Producer Responsibility
02.28.2022

In the previous issue of FlexPack VOICE®, the advocacy group of the Flexible Packaging Association’s Emerging Leadership Council (ELC) brought you a flow-chart to outline the federal legislative process and help bring clarity to how...

FPA Submits Testimony to the Connecticut Environment Committee in Support of Senate Bill 115
02.25.2022

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is pleased to support SB 115, which would establish an extended producer responsibility (EPR) program for packaging material, modernizing, and improving waste and recycling systems in the State.

FPA Submits a Memo in Support of New York S.7891 (Mannion)
02.24.2022

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is pleased to support SB 7891, which would provide regulatory certainty for advanced recycling processes and create a more circular economy for plastics in New York.

FPA Signs Coalition Letter in Support of New York State Senate Bill S.7891 (Mannion)
02.23.2022

We are writing on behalf of trade associations employing tens of thousands of New Yorkers to respectfully request the final budget agreement include language from S. 7891 (Mannion) which supports and promotes the increased adoption...

FPA Submits Comments on the Minimum Post-consumer Recycled Plastic Content Requirements for the Sale of Trash and Carry-Out Bags and Food, Beverage, and Household Product Containers Draft Model Legislation
02.11.2022

The Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) and Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association (NEWMOA) created a Workgroup to create the draft Model Legislation for minimum post-consumer recycled plastic content in trash and carry-out bags and food, beverage,...

FPA Submits Testimony to the New Hampshire Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee in Support of SB 367
02.08.2022

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is pleased to support SB 367, which would provide regulatory certainty for advanced recycling processes and create a more circular economy for plastics in New Hampshire.

FPA Submits a Statement on the Record to the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works for their February 2nd hearing on Legislative Proposals to Improve Domestic Recycling and Composting Programs
02.08.2022

On behalf of the Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), who is the voice of U.S. manufacturers of flexible packaging and their suppliers, I write to commend the Committee on Environment and Public Works for its continued...

FPA Submits Testimony to the New York Senate Committee on Finance in Opposition to New York State Executive Budget – TED Part RR “Extended Producer Responsibility Act” and TED Part SS “Toxics in Packaging Act”
02.01.2022

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is submitting testimony in opposition to the New York State Executive Budget – TED Part RR “Extended Producer Responsibility Act,” which would establish an extended producer responsibility (EPR) act for...

FPA Signs Coalition Letter to the New York State Joint Budget Committee Opposing the Toxics in Packaging Act Proposed in the New York State Executive Budget
02.01.2022

The undersigned organizations appreciate the opportunity to provide the following comments on the Executive Budget Proposal, Transportation, Economic Development, Environmental Conservation (TED) Article VII, Part SS, “Toxics in Packaging Act.” Our respective organizations recognize and...

FPA Submits Testimony to the New York Assembly Ways and Means Committee in Opposition to New York State Executive Budget – TED Part RR “Extended Producer Responsibility Act” and TED Part SS “Toxics in Packaging Act”
02.01.2022

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is submitting testimony in opposition to the New York State Executive Budget – TED Part RR “Extended Producer Responsibility Act,” which would establish an extended producer responsibility (EPR) act for...

FPA Signs Americans for Free Trade’s Coalition Letter to The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House and The Honorable Kevin McCarthy, Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives in Support for Section 301 Product Exclusions Process in the America COMPETES Act
02.01.2022

On behalf of the undersigned members of Americans for Free Trade, we write in strong support of amending the America COMPETES Act of 2022 to include language requiring the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative...

FPA Submits Testimony to the Washington Senate Environment, Energy and Technology Committee in Opposition to SB 5658
02.01.2022

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is submitting testimony in opposition to SB 5658, “Concerning the recyclability of products and packaging,” stands to establish an onerous definition of “recyclable” that will have far reaching impacts on...

FPA Submits Testimony to the Washington Senate Environment, Energy and Technology Committee in Opposition to SB 5697
01.18.2022

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is submitting testimony in opposition to SB 5697, “Renewing Washington's recycling system and reducing waste,” which sets arbitrary rates and dates for all packaging in Washington to have post-consumer recycled...

FPA Submits Comments in Response to OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard
01.13.2022

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) respectfully submits the following comments in response to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). FPA is a national trade association that...

FPA’s Emerging Leadership Council Launches “Come Grow With Us” Campaign
01.04.2022

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), the leading advocate and voice for the growing U.S. flexible packaging industry, is pleased to announce that the FPA’s Emerging Leadership Council (ELC) launched a new campaign, “Come Grow With...

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