We envision a thriving and collaborative pet industry that creates positive impact for the communities and environments where we do business. 

Sustainable Packaging Leadership


We provide tools and resources to support sustainable packaging improvements


Decrease landfill waste by creating store-take-back collection program for flexible pet food and treat packaging


We recognize companies like yours, driving sustainable packaging performance

Packaging Expo

We bring together sustainable packaging suppliers and brands to increase use of sustainable materials

Progress toward our 2020 goal to collect 5,000lbs of flexible packaging


See it in action

Introducing Flex Forward – our pilot program, now live for independent retailers directly served by Pet Food Experts in the Pacific Northwest, and available for all brands.

Find a drop-off location

New retailers are signing on each week! Explore the map below to find the Flex Forward retail location nearest to you.

      Looking for more ways to incorporate sustainability into your packaging and throughout your business? Check out the PSC Toolkit today!

      I’ve been passionate about the environment my entire life. It’s time to apply my passion and 23 years of experience in the pet business toward facilitating sustainable progress in the pet industry and protecting the resources our children, grandchildren and great grandchildren deserve.

      Chris BentleyVP of Sales & Sustainability, I and Love and You

      As one of the first Founding Members of the Pet Sustainability Coalition, The KONG Company understands that positive sustainable change requires business leaders from within the industry investing to make this vision a reality. Our iconic KONG rubber toy has been made in the USA from sustainable natural rubber for more than 36 years now. We’re proud, that as a company, we are committed to the overall well-being of our customers, our employees, their pets and the environment in which we all live and work.

      KD FruehPresident, KONG Company

      Sustainability drives a business’ profitability but more often than not organizations are scared to embrace what they see as a complex undertaking. We are very excited to be part of a coalition that will help educate organizations in the pet industry and bring them all the resources they need to create and implement a sustainability program.

      Toby RussellCEO, Natural Capitalism Solutions

      Several years ago the employees of our company created and endorsed the phrase “Devoted to Pets, People & the Planet” as our motto. The care and protection of our planet is essential if we want our children and our pets to enjoy this beautiful world in the future. We support The Pet Industry Sustainability Coalition for bringing together other companies that uphold the same goals we embrace and for charting a roadmap of working together toward sustainability.

      Tony de VosCEO, Cardinal Laboratories, Inc.

      As the Outdoor Industry Association Sustainability Working Group continues to advocate for convergence around tools, we are looking forward to providing the pet products industry with guidance around how it might utilize the Higg Index framework to benchmark and measure the sustainability of its products, brands, and manufacturing facilities. We look forward to collaborating with the Pet Industry Sustainability Coalition on this effort.

      Beth JensenDirector of Sustainability, Outdoor Industry Association

      Planet Dog is thrilled to be a Founding Member of the Pet Industry Sustainability Coalition. Planet Dog has been thinking globally and acting doggedly since 1997, and we remain committed to the notion that our values bring us our value. We embrace the efforts of the Coalition to extend these values and commitment to the entire pet industry. We look forward to a productive and successful collaboration with other leaders in the industry to put Sustainability at the forefront of the pet industry, which will strengthen the industry as a whole while protecting our most valuable resource, our planet.

      Stephanie VoloChief Retail Officer & Partner, Planet Dog