PetDine, a private label producer of pet products, has hired a sustainability manager to look at ways the manufacturer can decrease its carbon footprint and provide more environmentally friendly sourcing in products and materials.
Amelia Den Boer has been named the sustainability manager for Fort Collins, Colo.-based PetDine. She will work with the company’s strategic plans, employees and customers to implement greater sustainability tactics, the company said.
Den Boer’s role is fully committed to support a greener way of doing business through innovation, research and development, and consultation.
PetDine is advancing sustainability that will benefit clients and ultimately pet owners in several categories, such as energy efficiency, resource consumption, packaging solutions, onsite clean up and sourcing upcycled ingredients for future products.
“Everything we do is for the health of pets, which is why PetDine has always placed a high value on quality, environmentally friendly products,” said Preston Munsch, PetDine CEO. “Sustainability isn’t just a current trend, but a core value of our company. We know it is something intrinsically vital to our clients and, ultimately, pet owners, and we believe Amelia can hone in on taking our efforts to continuously reduce our ‘pawprint’ to the next level.”
Den Boer graduated from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Mich., with a degree in Sustainable Business. Prior to PetDine, she spent eight years furthering the cause of sustainability in a variety of industries, including footwear, automation and at a zoo.
“PetDine is at the forefront of the pet products industry on so many levels, including how it cares for the planet we share with our furry friends,” said Amelia Den Boer. “I look forward to combining my passion for sustainability with my love of animals in this new role and helping grow PetDine’s sustainability program for the benefit of pets, people and our planet.”