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Trinity Fruit Joins How2Recycle Label Program

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, July 9, 2019 – Trinity Fruit Company is the newest member of the How2Recycle® label program. The company’s mission is to grow, pack, and ship quality products in the most environmentally responsible fashion, to help make the world a better place one piece of fruit at a time!

How2Recycle is happy to welcome Trinity Fruit into its growing membership as the company has shown its devotion to the planet through various initiatives. The program is looking forward to partnering with its team of professionals to continue their work of protecting the environment through innovative packaging solutions. 

“Trinity Fruit Company is committed to utilizing eco-friendly packaging for each of our commodities. It is our mission to grow, pack, and ship our quality products in the most environmentally responsible fashion. We want to help create a better tomorrow one piece of fruit at a time”.

How2Recycle is a unique labeling system that offers clear and concise instructions on a product’s recyclability. To ensure accurate recycling, thousands of companies spanning across the U.S and Canada have demonstrated their sustainability missions by attaching the label onto their packages. Becoming a member of How2Recycle includes many benefits such as: 

  • Displaying the How2Recycle® label on packaging
  • Receiving a customized recyclability assessment for each package
  • Tracking and measuring packaging recyclability 
  • Promoting consumer responsibility on recycling
  • Demonstrating leadership and environmental stewardship 

“Recycling can be confusing — especially food packaging because it often requires preparation prior to tossing in the blue bin,” said Caroline Cox, Project Manager, How2Recycle. “We’re thrilled to welcome Trinity Fruit as the newest member of the How2Recycle labeling program so they can empower their consumers to know exactly how to recycle their packaging and recover more valuable material while reducing contamination in the recycling stream.”  

About How2Recycle
The How2Recycle Label is a U.S. and Canada-based standardized labeling system that clearly communicates recycling instructions to the public. Over 150 brand owners and retailers are members of the program, and tens of thousands of products carry the How2Recycle label in the marketplace.  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.

About Trinity Fruit 
Trinity Fruit Company is a family-owned and operated grower, packer, and shipper of fresh fruits located in the heart of California’s Central Valley. We take pride in our employees, our community, and our commitment to sustainability. We are committed to bringing customers the highest quality and best tasting fruit from our family farms to family tables. 

Caitlyn Mills

Caitlyn Mills

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