Robert Flores is the Director of Sustainability for Berry Plastics, a leading global manufacturer and marketer of innovative consumer packaging and engineered specialty materials. In this role, he leads Berry Plastics’ greenhouse gas reduction, waste reduction, and Operation Clean Sweep® initiatives. Robert also devotes much of his time toward encouraging recycling. He has been actively involved in recycling since joining the Association of Plastic Recyclers in 2009. He has subsequently worked with several other organizations to foster recycling, including SPI’s Recycling Committee, the American Chemistry Council’s Flexible Film Recycling Group, and the Foodservice Packaging Institute’s Plastics Recovery Group.