Our Sustainability Program


Our goal is to be the sustainability leader in contract manufacturing industry.

MSI Express will drive internal sustainability through:

  • Setting science-based targets to achieve net zero across all scopes of emissions.
  • Driving better energy efficiency and reducing our carbon footprint.
  • Reducing landfill waste to zero.
  • Moving towards 100% recyclable material use.
  • Enabling our customers to meet their sustainability goals.

Our Road Map

INNOVATE - MSI Express pursues innovative answers and high-impact results.

MSI Sustainability Program - Measure, Strategize, Innovate


  • External - Partner with customers to decrease packaging and waste. Include sustainable packaging and vendor options in customer quotes.
  • Internal - Provide staff training programs on waste reduction and recycling.

Energy Conservation

  • Power facilities with 100% carbon-free energy where feasible.
  • Use facility waste heat recovery systems and minimize water use and discharge.
  • Quantify and reduce GHG emissions.


  • Identify and source sustainable options for packaging materials.
  • Expand internal waste recycling programs to cover ALL packaging materials.
  • Feed people not landfills; divert excess food to those in need.

Our Progress


In 2022 we focused on maturing our sustainable packaging options and improving energy reporting capabilities to our customers:

Overall Emissions

MSI Express overall emissions

Last calendar year saw a continued downward trend in overall CO2 emissions.

Electricity Usage

MSI Express electricity usage

Significant capital investments include LED lighting, HVAC updates, and the addition of VFD on motors.

Gas and Water

MSI Express gas and water

Gas and water use increased proportional to business growth. Cross-functional team focused on areas to improve efficiency and electrification.


MSI Express Recycling program

Our Trash to Treasure program makes recycling and waste reduction part of our production process.

Post Consumer Recycling

MSI Express post consumer recycling

Towards 100% PCR - wider use of post consumer recycled cardboard and plastics per sustainability procurement strategy.

Packaging Reduction

MSI Express beverage sticks

Over a billion drink sticks has potential to reduce plastic bottles and still achieve flavor and functional benefits.

Sustainable Packaging Options

MSI Express sustainable packaging

We continue to expand sustainable plant-based packaging and ingredient options for our customers.

Customized Reporting

MSI Express reporting

MSI reporting through a shared ERP allows individual customer emission profiles and waste reduction plans.


Reforestation sustainability

We partner with companies such as onetreeplanted.org supporting reforestation in the United States.

Use our experience to expand your sustainability goals today.

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Page updated 3/7/23