Responsible efforts. Sustainable results.
Veritiv is building a responsible platform to deliver sustainable, innovative products and solutions. We strive to create a healthier, safer and more efficient community for the well-being of our people, our planet and our business. To learn more about Veritiv's commitments and the actions we are taking towards reducing our environmental impact and making sustainability more accessible, read our recent Corporate Social Responsibility Report.
From uncovering more efficient uses of existing products, to identifying new ones that minimize harmful impacts, our team and network of trusted suppliers can help you find the ideal solutions for the task at hand and the Earth under your feet.
Your packaging and facility present significant opportunities for making a positive impact on customers, employees and the environment.
With Veritiv’s support and ability to source a wide variety of materials, your team can create packaging solutions that reduce energy consumption, emissions and waste. Our trusted Certified LEAN Advisors can also work with you one-on-one to analyze and improve your facility cleaning processes, leading to less waste, higher productivity and improved results.
There’s more to materials than meets the eye. Choosing sustainable options requires evaluating each one’s origin, processing and manufacturing methods, end-of-life treatment and more. Veritiv maintains advanced certifications and partners with trusted suppliers to help you analyze all of these factors, and protect your products and the environment.
1 Fibre Box Association, Recycling White Paper, November 2019.
2 ASTM D5511 testing shows 92.5% biodegradation in 616 days of Americo's floor pad as compared to 16.4% on conventional pads. Learn more here.
We believe innovation can improve your business, society and the environment at the same time. With Veritiv’s help, your team can source emerging materials and products that boost results in a responsible way.
1 All Revolution Bag can liners exceed the post-consumer recycled content minimum under the EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines.
2 All products on attached list meet EPA’s criteria for use against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 as indicated by the supplier.
Using more sustainable materials may require adjusting equipment and settings to maintain efficiency and minimize downtime. Veritiv’s technicians are here to help optimize and fix existing equipment, as well as install new solutions, for optimal performance.
As part of the Veritiv family of companies, All American Containers helps protect precious products in diverse industries with a wide range of containers, including recyclable bottles, cartons and more.
Veritiv’s packaging designers and Certified LEAN Advisors can support your team as you make existing packaging and manufacturing processes more sustainable or implement something completely new.
With five design centers, three studio centers, and over 901 seasoned designers around the world, Veritiv provides your company with unparalleled access to a global network that can help fine-tune your packaging supply chain, including:
Leverage Veritiv’s state-of-the-art design and engineering tools to quickly identify gaps and evaluate expected performance before making a single prototype.
1 The year end 2020.
We use COMPASS®, a cradle-to-grave analysis tool that calculates environmental impacts associated with all stages of a package’s life cycle including:
LEAN is more than continuous improvement. It’s a philosophy that enables you to do more with what you already have. Backed by a powerful infrastructure and an elite team of Certified LEAN Advisors, Veritiv works with your team to apply LEAN principles so you can eliminate waste and more effectively manage your facility.
Minimize effort and environmental impact
In addition to helping our customers apply LEAN principles, we do the same for our own facilities and supply chain to eliminate waste and reduce energy consumption. Veritiv strives to deliver improvements in fuel efficiency through route optimization, equipment upgrades and replacing aging semi-trucks with newer models.
As our fleet of vehicles delivers much-needed supplies to our customers, we leverage modern technology to conserve fuel, promote safety and reduce miles traveled.
Through sustainable recycling programs, lighting, supply chain optimizations and strategic partnerships, Veritiv is working to reduce energy consumption across our U.S. and Canadian facilities.
As a Certified Partner with the EPA’s Smartway Program, we’re working on managing our US fleet in a more responsible way.
Through our partnership with ENGIE Impact, a leader in sustainability and energy management, Veritiv is decreasing our energy and water usage while maximizing recycling across our U.S. and Canadian facilities.
As a Sedex member, we are committed to being a responsible business, sourcing responsibly, and improving ethical standards and working conditions within the supply chain.
Veritiv is participating in an electric truck pilot program that presents a unique opportunity for our company’s fleet. As a leading North American distribution company, we offer responsible products and reduce environmental impacts by looking for efficiencies in our operations. We are exploring sustainable possibilities with this electric truck technology, while continuing to deliver on our customer commitment.
With operations in North America and employees around the world, we recognize the impact and responsibility our businesses have and prioritize the overall well-being of our employees, customers and the communities.
To read more about our commitment to our people and their safety, as well as our community involvement and the values that back our efforts, visit our Corporate Responsibility page.
Learn how we can help you meet your sustainability goals and lead the way to a greener future.