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Paper Shipping Sack Manufacturers’ Association Expands Membership

Industry Milestones Recognized at 2018 Annual Meeting COOPERSBURG, PA (November 27, 2018) – The Paper Shipping Sack Manufacturers’ Association (PSSMA) announces the expansion of its regular membership, and for the first time, invites all manufacturers of paper sacks...

Use of Recycling Logo Expands to 27 Million Paper Shipping Sacks

COOPERSBURG, PA (October 22, 2018) – The Paper Shipping Sack Manufacturers’ Association (PSSMA) has learned that over 27 million sacks produced by its member companies are now printed with the special recycling emblem, which was developed to encourage end-user recovery of qualified paper shipping sacks (also known as multiwall sacks) with corrugated.

PSSMA Releases Recycling FAQs

Did you know that paper shipping sacks can be recycled with corrugated cardboard? Here’s a handy FAQ to tell you everything you need to know to get started!

Paper Shipping Sack Recycling Information

Paper shipping sacks used for food or food ingredients can now be recycled in the same collection with corrugated cardboard boxes (OCC). A complete guide to recycling these sacks can be downloaded here.

PSSMA Elects New Chairman

The Paper Shipping Sack Manufacturers Association (PSSMA) has elected Mark Ushpol, president of Mondi Industrial Bags North America, as its new chairman for 2017-2018.

Recycling Today

PSSMA has been featured in a Recycling Today article titled, “Getting the sack”.

On-Package Recycling Symbol and Info Kit Now Available to Food Trade Industry

The Paper Shipping Sack Manufacturers’ Association (PSSMA) recently announced a new industry effort that promotes increased recovery of unlined multiwall paper shipping sacks used to package food or food ingredients for commercial bakeries, restaurants, foodservice providers, institutional kitchens and other entities that prepare food for customer consumption.