AIP training course and Cleanaway visit

• Is your business doing enough to ensure that 100% of your packaging is reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025?
• Have you audited your current packaging for recyclability?
• Have you started using the Packaging Recyclability Evaluation Portal (PREP) during your design process?
• Are you looking for a way to validate your on-pack recyclability labelling?
• If a consumer picked up your product, would they easily understand which bin to put it in?
• Are you shifting your packaging design to incorporate the Australasian Recycling Label (ARL)?
If you answered no to any of these questions, then this training course is for you.

So where do you start? This training course will help attendees to better understand what tools are available, how to use them, why they are needed and how they link to the 2025 National Packaging Targets.

Attendees will start the training course by visiting the Cleanaway Materials Recovery Facility to obtain a realistic view of the current recycling capabilities in Australia. Participants will have the opportunity to see the post sort room, Glass processing, the Optical sorter, Magnet, the Eddy Current and camera views of the tipping area, excavator, metering bins, infeed belts, pre-sort area and the screens.

Moving then into the classroom, you will learn about the APCO Recycling Label Program and consumer recycling behaviours. Attendees will then deep-dive in to the purpose of PREP, gain an understanding of the governance and data collection process behind PREP, review samples and material templates and work through sample assessment templates. Attendees will be able to undertake a hands-on interactive session using PREP to complete an evaluation, review a report and understand the reasons behind the assessment.

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April

PKN Packaging News and Food & Drink Business will be hosting our third Women in Packaging Breakfast Forum, in partnership with AIP, during the Australasian Packaging Conference 2020, at Crown Promenade in Melbourne.

FBIF (Food & Beverage Innovation Forum) presents the 2020 Marking Awards, a food and beverage packaging design contest organised in Shanghai. Since 2016, the awards have targeted a global audience, and over the past three years, it has gained attention from Dieline, Novum and the World Packaging Organisation (WPO).

May

The world's premier packaging trade show, held once every three years in Germany.

June

Following our success in Europe and US and strong customer demand we are bringing Sustainability in Packaging to Asia, Singapore from 1-3 June 2020.

Following the resounding success of E-Pack US and E-Pack Europe, we’re excited to announce the launch of the new E-Pack Asia, taking place in Singapore from 3-5 June 2020.