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We are so excited to have 34 companies newly accredited!  See more below about what each company is doing to aid in a sustainable future for the pet industry. If you’re planning on attending Superzoo, please come see our top performers displayed at the PSC Booth #3659!

Northwest Naturals is an accredited sustainable processor of several leading pet food brands and export products. Originally founded in 1956 the family owned and operated facilities produce premium pet food products in frozen nuggets, individual 1# bars, chubs, freeze dried, freeze dried treats, all facilities are dual jurisdiction which includes FDA and daily USDA regulatory inspection every day for every shift. Currently NWN is adding over 1 million kilowatts of solar power generation to one of the facilities and another facility is already utilizing solar renewable energy panels.

MFiber is an all-natural, non-GMO cellulose fiber that comes from perennial Miscanthus Grass grown on family farms in the Midwestern United States and is manufactured with no chemical or additives. Last year, PSC and a 3rd Party performed a Life Cycle Analysis of MFiber which highlighted the 86+% increase in sustainability over powdered cellulose. This shows how one ingredient change can drastically change the environmental impact a company has. Sustainability is at the core of MFiber and we continue to work on improving sustainable consumption and production, while also focusing on our employees through decent work and economic growth.

Duynie Ingredients is Europe’s leading producer of sustainable plant-based ingredients for the pet food industry. They reduce the environmental impact of pet food by maximizing the use of raw materials/co-products and minimizing waste. Duynie successfully launched the Supplier Code of Conduct in 2021. It is important to them that suppliers commit to the goals and operate with the environment in mind, as the suppliers’ co-products are the foundation for their plant-based ingredients.

Moderna uses smart plastics to create a happy world for pets. With the support of PSC, they keep setting their goals higher every year, extending their sustainability performance to deliver meaningful purpose. Moderna will remain that future-proof partner for people, pets and our planet. They call this “betterness.”

Thanh Phu Plastic Packaging Company, a family-owned and operated integrated flexible packaging manufacturer based in Ho Chi Minh city Vietnam, is proactively invested in the growth and development of their employees by providing a safe and inclusive working environment; continuous process improvements which enable them to provide consistently high-quality products with an acute awareness of their environmental impact. They are proud of their VeloFlex family of fully-recyclable packaging solutions; with dedication and passion towards continuous process and product improvement, they strive to be better at helping brand-owners deliver on their sustainability packaging mandate.

InClover is excited to be an active participant in the Pet Sustainability Coalition. Our passion in giving back and paying forward spans 20 years and includes providing meaningful employment for over 50 persons with disabilities who average 17.9% employment rate. Providing work opportunities and mentorship for students to grow skills and knowledge. Serving on nonprofit pet and community boards and donating resources to support animals, diversity and education. Proactively improving our supply chain and packaging sustainability and offsetting over 95% of our carbon footprint at InClover. Doing business for good is not only the right thing to do, it is good business.” – Rebecca Rose, President, InClover Research

Chews Happiness is a social enterprise and business bringing wholesome, eco-friendly, sustainably sourced, beyond organic, handcrafted creations to America’s dogs, supporting indigenous herders and small farmers in developing countries. They are a proud ZERO carbon business with plant-based packaging. They are also members of 1% For The Planet and donate 1% at minimum to animal rescue.

Avanti is engaged in the manufacturing of sustainable, high quality pet products such as beds, feeding solutions and toys for pet lovers across the world. While most of Avanti’s business is focussed on OEM, they have also launched our own sustainability focused brand “Resploot” – this is an ongoing effort to reduce PET bottle waste that would otherwise pile up in landfills and oceans. They convert plastic waste into fabric to create a stylish, comfort-oriented range of pet products such as toys and beds. The toys also raise awareness towards endangered species across the globe as each toy represents endangered land and marine animals and carry a flag of the country to which they belong. The World Wildlife Fund has partnered with them on Resploot and they share part proceeds of sales.

Morris Packaging is the leading US MBE manufacturer of sustainable flexible packaging products. Speed to market, quality, and their ability to think out of the box to find a solution for their customers has driven Morris Packaging to the leader they are today in the flexible packaging industry. Morris Packaging is continuously pushing the envelope on sustainability solutions. They have increased the recycled content to 45% on large quad seal bags, developed a 50% PCR SUP, and most recently developed a new package that is 100% recyclable along with the ability to contain recycled content as well. This is all done at a price point that is competitive with multi-wall paper bags.

Nature’s Logic is a line of 100% natural pet food, treats and supplements with NO synthetic vitamins. Their mission is to “apply the logic of nature to everything we touch” which means creating all-natural nutrition from whole foods and being a voice for sustainability. For every pound of clean, 100% natural food Nature’s Logic sells, they create 1 kWh of clean, renewable energy. Many of Nature’s Logic products are packaged in Certified Plastic Neutral packaging and, in 2021, they announced they have achieved 100% carbon neutral warehousing and shipping.

West Paw is a Bozeman, Montana-based company that sustainably manufactures eco-friendly dog toys, leashes, collars, and beds. Founded in 1996, West Paw products are sold in over 6,000 pet specialty stores across the US and distributed worldwide. West Paw is a certified B Corp, Montana’s first Benefit Corporation and a founding member of the Pet Sustainability Coalition. They recently developed their Seaflex line made from recycled ocean bound plastic.

“Health and well-being of our beloved pets while preserving our environment and natural resources for future generations. Our commitment to sustainability not only includes what is inside the bag but our packaging as well; Annamaet also choses to utilize sustainable protein sources in our formulas when possible, including MSC certified line-caught Cod.” – Annamaet

“We are continuing to stay focused on the pet parent and the importance of producing high quality products in a sustainable way. Keeping our employees safe, at work and at home also remains a top priority. We continually strive to maintain focus on our mission to provide Best in Home™ pet products that are cleaner and healthier for pets, families and the planet. Examples of our sustainability practices: We’ve been producing natural pet products from reclaimed, renewable materials for over 30 years. We upcycle millions of pounds of unused paper and wood fiber every year that may otherwise end up in landfills. We are the recipient of the Northwest Clean Air Agency (NWCAA) Gold & Platinum Awards; we are driving toward Zero Waste (TZW), and over 50% of our water used for manufacturing purposes is recycled and reused.” – Healthy Pet

Canna Companion, believes in sustainability and taking care of the planet, people, and pets. They also believe in taking a stand for what’s important. They prove that small businesses can pursue sustainable practices, have progressive policies, and greatly limit their impact on the planet, because it’s the right thing to do. They use 100% recyclable packaging for all oil and capsule products, 100% recycled cardboard for shipping, non-tree based and carbon neutral paper, and since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic they have recycled 150 lbs of company-issued PPE.

“Since 1979 Earth Animal has been dedicated to caring for animals, people, and the Earth. Whether offering healthy, wholesome alternatives to rawhide and kibble or helping the world reimaging holistic and alternative medicines, our purpose is simple: make the highest quality pet products, always consider our environmental impact, and do it all with absolute energy and love. In 2021 we decided to tackle one of the biggest environmental impact areas in our company, plastic packaging. By transitioning all packaging to a recyclable alternative by 2025, adding clear and specific recycling instructions on each pack, and sponsoring industry wide initiatives like Flex Forward – we have made tremendous progress towards our goals.” – Earth Animal

Kinn creates stronger bonds between people and pets through revolutionary products designed to improve the quality of life for people, pets, and the planet. Kinn is also known for their work with OPARC, a work initiative that helps adults with disabilities become valued members of their communities. They are proud to work with and support programs like OPARC which allows us to fulfill their dream of creating a better world for everyone.

“At Naturally Fresh, sustainability starts with our family-owned walnut farms in northern California. From there to our nearby shelling plant to our solar-powered Naturally Fresh facility, we take a food byproduct and turn it into an all-natural walnut shell cat litter. It’s all so we can create an upcycled product that’s biodegradable, compostable, and sustainable for cat parents, cat kids, and our shared world.” – Eco-shell

NatrixOne is the result of over twenty years of our love for animals, farming for natural foods, and finding healthy alternatives as advanced for our animal family as they are for ourselves. We’ve developed potent 100% Plant-based Omega oils that help, not harm, the planet that produces them. Our CamOlive™ provides a powerful alternative to Pharma-based solutions for joint, skin & coat, and immunity-based issues and is truly better for your dog and better for the planet.” – NatrixOne

Green Element was born from the belief that CBD products should be crafted with honesty and transparency from only the highest quality ingredients to improve the well-being of friends, family, and neighbors. Our products are certified organic, formulated to the highest standard, rigorously third party tested, and priced for affordable everyday use.Green Element’s current sustainability focus is on building partnerships with non-profits and community support organizations that work in the communities we serve. We are continuing to reduce our reliance on plastics, and expect to have achieved 80% reduction by the end of the year.” – Green Element

Bark Potty is the new generation of pee pads. It’s an all natural, eco-friendly potty pad made from sustainably sourced bark and can replace up to 60 plastic pee pads! Bark Potty takes their commitment to the environment one step further through a partnership with 1% for the Planet pledging to donate 1% of sales (not profits!) to One Tree Planted, a nonprofit dedicated to planting trees.
Alltech’s nutritional solutions for soil, crops, animal feed, and pet food place us at the beginning of the food chain, and our global presence uniquely positions us to work with others towards a more sustainable world. At Alltech, our initiatives are positively impacting a diverse range of sectors — from creating educational opportunities for young people to partnering with efforts that empower women in the ag and pet industries, from products that are validated by the Carbon Trust to applying our more than 40 years of research in animal nutrition to human health, and much more. We believe that by adopting new technologies, improving business practices, and embracing innovation, the agri-food and pet food sectors can support our planet in the most sustainable way possible. Our Planet of PlentyTM mission is central to our commitment to build a more sustainable future. This past year, we continued to work on reducing our impact on the environment with multiple efficiency projects in our facilities and a solar panel installation. In 2019, Alltech committed to the Science Based Targets initiative and we are in the process of finalizing those targets this year. Additionally, we remain committed to the UN’s global initiative for achieving a better future for all by advancing the Sustainable Development Goals and incorporating the UN Global Compact’s principles into our operations and strategies.” – Alltech
Stella & Chewy’s is committed to providing the highest quality natural pet food with an emphasis on sustainability. The animal proteins in their recipes are always grass-fed, cage-free, wild caught, and farm-raised responsibly. They are transitioning to recyclable packaging and are partnering with How2Recycle. They support the Journey Home Fund which promotes adoption of older pets, In addition to their outstanding work with pets, they care for their people: in 2020 they were recognized by the Journal Sentinel’s annual listing as a Top Place To Work.
“At Petcurean, we practice sustainability as it applies to pets, people and the planet. We do this in four ways: protecting the planet, empowering our people, uplifting the community, and commitment to governance. We are one of the few pet food companies with a dedicated Sustainability Manager leading our environmental and social advancements, and some recent examples of our outstanding sustainability performance include: all Petcurean wet food is in Tetra Pak cartons made from 69% renewable resources, including FSC-certified paper, resulting in 80% lower CO2 footprint than steel cans. Petcurean’s Head Office is run on 97% hydro-electric power (a clean, renewable resource). In FY21, Petcurean donated 1,650,000 meals to pets in need.” – Petcurean
Green Gruff Supplements support some of the major issues all dogs will experience in their lifetimes. Green Gruff supplements are made with sustainable protein and organic ingredients that will promote and support overall health. They utilize cricket protein, one of the most highly sustainable proteins than any other naturally found. With less land usage than chickens, more protein per pound and less emissions than livestock, cricket protein is ideal in terms of sustainability. Their supplements are all made in the US within 100% solar powered facilities. Their process is also Good Manufacturing Practice certified and The Safe Quality Food Program certified.
WellPet has a long history of delivering on the promise of making the healthiest natural products for pets in the most sustainable manner. Our Mishawaka, Indiana manufacturing facility boasts multiple green initiatives to reduce our carbon footprint, including high efficiency boilers and lighting. We utilize Sedex and Trace Gains to verify environmental and social compliance in our supply chain. Our environmental focus is matched by socially responsible work, including supporting the Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI), whose pioneering research documents the benefit of companion animals for veterans with post-traumatic stress; for children with autism; and for children battling cancer.” – Wellpet
“Our founder, a Nutrition Consultant & Master Herbalist, developed a deep love for animals from a very young age. Blending her two passions of natural healing and animals, Natural Dog Company was founded. Our team of dog-lovers continues to produce the highest-quality, 100% natural solutions for dogs of every age, size, breed, & gender. All of our products are vegan and cruelty free.” – The Natural Dog Company
Kurgo is committed to companionship, enabling people and dogs to go together, get outside and confidently explore their worlds. We want our products to enhance your journeys with your pup through simple, durable, and need-based designs. We stand behind our commitment to quality and offer a Lifetime Warranty on all the products we build.In the last two years, we have donated to over 715 non-profit organizations in 46 states and throughout Canada that help animals in need.” – Kurgo
“In October 2014, Tender & True pioneered the first ever certified USDA organic, humanely raised, antibiotic-free pet food. Today we’re continuing to blaze a trail of firsts, setting new standards in the industry for quality, excellence and care. All this, and still independently owned.” – Tender & True
Peel Plastic Products is a family-owned and operated flexible packaging manufacturer based out of Toronto, ON. For more than 40 years, we have been committed to being the most responsive supply partner, a recognized leader in product and process innovation and the overall best value provider of flexible packaging solutions. Whether it’s reducing our freight carbon footprint by enacting sustainable sourcing strategies, reclaiming raw materials through recovery technologies, converting our industrial scrap into energy or through the commercialization of a full suite of Recyclable, PCR Plastic and Bio-Plastic packaging options for the pet food industry, we are convinced that not only is sustainability the right thing to do for our business, it’s the right thing to do for our future.” – Peel Plastic
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On a mission to improve the planet, Catalyst Pet is an award-winning sustainable cat litter engineered from upcycled soft wood fiber to offer superior performance. Traditional clay litters are made of sodium bentonite, and more than five billion pounds of the mineral is mined each year for litter, with the vast majority ending up in landfills. Since inception, Catalyst has displaced more than one million pounds of clay litter. Last year, the company doubled down on its mission to improve the planet by entering a partnership with rePurpose Global, enabling every Catalyst purchase to carry a Net Zero Plastic Footprint. The partnership also helps fund cutting-edge recycling, support ethical wages for marginalized workers in India, and reduce the amount of plastic waste going to landfills and waterways.
GreenLine Pet Supply creates eco-savvy products for the pet owner on the go. From landfill biodegradable poop bags, to poop bag dispensers made in the USA, we believe in making products with a purpose. As new members of 1% For The Planet, we donate 1% of our sales to accredited nonprofit organizations which educate youth about climate change, environmental stewardship and sustainability.” – GreenLine Pet Supply
BOONS is a truly different brand – beautiful on the outside but even more beautiful on the inside. Everything we do, we do with the goal of spreading empathy and thankfulness to the world, taking inspiration from nature and animals. And, learning from them. Our social program, LEARNING FROM NATURE, really inspires and transforms you into a more empathetic, grateful and sustainability-minded person. The food we make is high quality, healthy, and has great palatability. It’s well balanced and honest; it doesn’t pretend to be something it’s not. Providing dogs with an excellent and honest product is just one of the ways that BOONS thanks pets for everything that they give and teach us.” – Boons
“At Veramaris, we care about the wellbeing of humans and animals and the integrity of ecosystems – and we believe our technology can help to address the competing challenges of feeding a growing population and protecting natural resources produces omega-3 fatty acids for animal nutrition from microalgae. Are business is deeply aligned with five of the 17 UN Global Compact Sustainable Development Goals, including SDG2 Zero Hunger; SDG3 Good Health and Well Being; SDG12 Responsible Consumption and Production, SDG14 Life Below Water; and SDG17 Partnerships for the Goals” – Veramaris
Molly Mutt creates dog beds and accessories that dogs love. Not only do we want to create gorgeous products you’ll be proud to have in your home, we want to make upcycling & reusing easy. Our Molly Mutt bed helps our customers reduce their waste and upcycle their pillows and clothes to create a dog bed that keeps waste out of landfills, is durable, and is their dog’s favorite scent! From offering carbon neutral shipping, to deciding which mailers we use, sustainability is at the core of the Molly Mutt mission.” – Molly Mutt