Three representatives of specialist rigid and flexible packaging distributor Jet Technologies have joined Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) working groups.
Jack Malki, Jet Technologies director, was appointed to the 2020 APCO National Packaging Targets Implementation Working Group.
Jason Terry – business development manager, packaging – was appointed to the 2020 APCO Design Working Group, and Carl D’Costa – also business development manager, packaging – is on the 2020 APCO Material Circularity Working Group.
The working groups allow organisations to collaborate with industry and government to develop new initiatives for eco-friendly approaches to product manufacturing. They focus on subjects such as compostable packaging, reusable packaging, and material flow analysis.
“This will be a fantastic opportunity for some of our team to collaborate on making some big industry changes for the better,” Malki said.
“In 2020 the Jet Technologies team will work to bring innovative ideas back to the company as we strive to implement initiatives to ensure sustainability within our company and the wider industry.”
Separately, Jet Technologies made the switch to renewable energy at its Sydney headquarters by installing solar panels at the site. The company said since the installation of the industrial-scale project, its energy consumption has declined by 50 per cent.