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Riley’s Organics to use How2Recycle Label on organic dog treats

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, JANUARY 16, 2017 — Riley’s Organics, a producer of USDA Certified Organic dog treats is the first pet food/treat company to have completely recyclable, re-sealable pet food packaging and to announce its adoption of the How2Recycle label.

By joining How2Recycle, Riley’s Organics will be furthering its mission of sustainability. The easy-to-read on package label will help customers identify how to recycle its dog treat packaging.

“We are committed to creating a more healthy and sustainable planet. That is why we use all organic ingredients, and are making the upgrade to recyclable packaging. We are excited to take one step further in reducing our carbon footprint,” said Grant Weber, CEO of Riley’s Organics.

Riley’s Organics dog treats are packaged in a special type of flexible pouch that can be recycled with plastic bags, film, and wrap at Store Drop-Off. Using the How2Recycle Store Drop-Off Label helps educate consumers about this up-and-coming type of recycling service available across the country.

“We are pleased that Riley’s Organics is committed to further sustainable packaging efforts by using the label to inform consumers of recycling options,” said Caroline Cox, Project Associate, Sustainable Packaging Coalition.

 Companies interested in joining the quickly expanding How2Recycle program can visit www.how2recycle.info/how2join/ or contact how2recycle@greenblue.org. Consumers can support the How2Recycle program by taking our short online survey.

ABOUT HOW2RECYCLE

The How2Recycle Label is a U.S.-based standardized labeling system that clearly communicates recycling instructions to the public. How2Recycle is a project of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition®, a membership-based group that brings together business, educational institutions, and government agencies to collectively broaden the understanding of packaging sustainability and develop meaningful improvements for packaging solutions. For more information, follow us on Twitter @How2Recycle or go to our website at www.How2Recycle.info.

ABOUT RILEY’S ORGANICS

Riley’s Premium Pet Products, LLC., creators of Riley’s Organic dog treats, is a leader in the growing organic pet food industry. Baked in America’s heartland, Riley’s makes organic dog treats that pet owners can trust. The passion behind Riley’s product comes from the belief that all dogs deserve the same quality ingredients that humans have. The USDA Organic, non-GMO, 100% Human Grade treats help ensure the health and happiness of pets; giving pet owners a treat so healthy – they could it eat it themselves.

For more information regarding Riley’s Organics, visit http://rileysorganics.com/

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Caroline Cox

Caroline Cox
Project Associate


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