Trail to Sustainability

At Silgan Closures, it’s our mission to protect the world’s food supply, and it’s our responsibility to help protect the world’s natural resources. Please join us as we navigate sustainable products, operations, and communities.

2022 Progress:

Green House Gas Intensity Reduction


Electricity Intensity Reduction


Landfill Waste Reduction


Sustainable Products

Our trail starts with the products we make. The good news is that all of our closures are 100% recyclable. If you’re using a Silgan Closure, you’re already helping to make an impact. Please contact us to learn about our sustainable products below.

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Using Post-Consumer resin

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Including Bio-Resin

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Consumers Accept Tethered Closures

Watch the video to learn how using tethered closures helps recycling.

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Watch the video about our line of sustainable closures.

Subject Matter Expert (SME) Insights

Global Regulation Insights from the experts in Global Compliance.

Legal Compliance

Are You Compliant?

Stay up-to-date with the latest regulations.

Sustainable Operations

As we embark on our trail to sustainability, we’re collecting data, setting Science-Based Targets, and working with Better Plants for advice on improving and collecting data to provide transparency through the CDP.

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Science-Based Targets

Learn about Science-Based Targets and make the commitment to net zero emissions.

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Better Plants

Join the Better Plants Program to boost your plants’ energy efficiency.

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Carbon Disclosure Project

We are providing transparency with our environmental progress through the CDP.

Sustainable Communities

One of the most important ways you can help make your community more sustainable is by recycling. Check out the organizations and their programs below to learn how we can improve recycling.


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The Recycling Partnership (TRP) is a national force for improving recycling. Learn about numerous projects that are helping to increase recycling rates around the US.

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Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) promotes innovation and education within the packaging community.

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Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) is dedicated to the purpose of guiding global manufacturing and consumption of commercial plastics.

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Be a Demand Champion

Due to our increased use of PCR, we’ve become an APR Recycling Demand Champion. We encourage you to do the same.

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Green Tree Plastics

Silgan Closures teams up with Neshannock Township for new picnic tables made from upcycled closures.

We Want to Do This Together

We’re at the trail head to sustainability.

We are excited about where we are headed and what we will learn.

Please join us so we can summit Net Zero together.

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