In this regular monthly podcast, industry insiders Lindy Hughson and Wayne Robinson provide insight, analysis and commentary on the top news stories shaping change in Australia’s dynamic packaging industry.
We review developments in the soft plastics recycling saga, projections for Australia’s recycling targets, and the trialling of kerbside collection for soft plastics as feedstock for advanced chemical recycling.
We also discuss the implications of the Qenos plant fire on the polyethylene supply chain, the breakthrough biodegradable pallet wrap made from potato processing waste, and the anticipated opening of Opal’s new corrugated cardboard packaging facility.
Plastic recycling: Time for a reality check and a fast reset
Soft plastics collection restart not without challenges
Qenos plant shut down impacts PE supply
Great Wrap launches breakthrough pallet wrap
Opal's $140m cardboard plant to open in October
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MC: Grant McHerron
Host: Lindy Hughson
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