PMMI Podcast

Episode #74 - Each Generation’s Very Different Approach to Sustainability

Guests: Angela Peterson, Communications Manager, Tetra Pak and Marissa Golison, Director of Sustainability, Compass Group USA

In part two of unPACKed with PMMI’s Secrets of Sustainability with Tetra Pak’s Angela Peterson and the Compass Group USA’s Marissa Golison, the focus shifts from on-package messaging to generational buy-ins. As sustainability has grown from buzz word to culture, it is essential to understand and incorporate how Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millenials and Gen Z approach recycling and sustainability to best understand how to ensure messaging is hitting the mark.

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Angela Peterson

Angela Peterson

Angela Peterson is the U.S. and Canada Communications Manager for Tetra Pak. In her current role, she contributes to all areas of the company’s corporate communications strategy, with primary focus areas in sustainability communications and employee engagement.

 Angela’s career in communications spans nearly twenty years. Prior to joining Tetra Pak in 2018, she worked in both the healthcare and financial sectors. Angela holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Tulsa.


Marissa Golison

Marissa Golison

Marissa Golison is the Director of Sustainability for Compass Group USA. Prior to Compass Group, Marissa tackled plastic pollution through policy with the consumer-packaged goods industry as the Director of Packaging & Sustainability for the Consumer Brands Association. While at Consumer Brands, she co-led a cross industry coalition on food waste through the Food Waste Reduction Alliance.

Marissa’s dedication to sustainability in business comes from growing up as a sailor off the coast of Long Beach where she saw the impacts of pollution and waste on the ocean. She went on to study environmental economics at St. Mary’s College of Maryland and committed herself to a career in furthering circular economy principles.