2013 Governor's Sustainability Award Winner: JL Clark

Illinois Sustainable Technology Center

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Chances are you have something in your house or office that is made by J.L. Clark. This mid-sized packaging design and manufacturing company, based in Rockford, makes product containers and casing for such brands as Burt's Bees, Energizer, Hershey's, and McCormick Company. For J.L. Clark, thinking locally about product design and resource usage is also acting globally - making products that are recyclable and which minimize environmental impact. In 2013, J.L. Clark received their second Illinois Governor's Sustainability Award for the hard work they have put into energy savings, waste reduction, and operational improvements. In 2012 alone, the energy saving and waste reduction projects undertaken by J.L. Clark resulted in annualized financial savings of over $335,000.
Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherIllinois Sustainable Technology Center
Place of PublicationChampaign, IL
StatePublished - Apr 2014

Publication series

NameIllinois Governor's Sustainability Award Case Study


  • Illinois Governor's Sustainability Awards
  • Pollution prevention -- Illinois -- Case studies
  • Container manufacturing -- Environmental aspects -- Illinois -- Case studies


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