Full Name
Ashley Elzinga
Job Title
Director of Sustainability & Outreach
Company Name
Foodservice Packaging Institute
Speaker Bio
Ashley Elzinga is director of sustainability and outreach for the Foodservice Packaging Institute, the
trade association for the North American foodservice packaging industry. At FPI, work primarily focuses
around communications, outreach and FPI’s recovery efforts.
Prior to joining the association, Elzinga has worked in different positions within the sustainability and
environmental fields. Her most recent position was with Dart Container Corp. where she was the social
responsibility and sustainability specialist. Before that position, she acted as the company’s recycling
and community outreach specialist.
Elzinga holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Grand Valley State University with a minor in
Environmental Studies. When not going on adventures with their corgi, Dutch, Ashley and her husband
enjoy working toward their goal to visit all 30 Major League Baseball stadiums — 10 down, 20 still to
Ashley Elzinga