• PKN Podcast Ep 76 guest: Tanya Barden, CEO of the Australian Food & Grocery Council
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PKN talks... progress on the National Plastics Recycling Scheme with AFGC's Tanya Barden.


In this episode, Lindy Hughson, Managing Editor & Publisher of PKN Packaging News, talks with Tanya Barden, CEO of the Australian Food & Grocery Council, about the National Plastics Recycling Scheme (NPRS) which aims to recycle household post-consumer soft plastics.

We get an insight into how the scheme was designed and launched to supply consumers with specialised bags to recycle their soft plastics through their existing kerbside bin collections. Tanya gives us an update on the progress of the scheme, outcomes from their household trials, and the next steps towards securing circularity in soft plastics.

The discussion also explores how the NPRS will support infrastructure development, the stakeholders involved in the delivery of the scheme, and how members of the packaging industry can get involved.

LINKS:
Kerbside collection sees soft plastic uptake
https://www.packagingnews.com.au/sustainability/kerbside-collection-sees-soft-plastic-uptake

AFGC supports Govt steps to boost recycling
https://www.packagingnews.com.au/latest/afgc-supports-govt-steps-to-boost-recycling

Any manufacturers looking to highlight their environmental credentials and drive this project early are encouraged to get in touch with the team (nprs@afgc.org.au) to sign on.
https://www.afgc.org.au/

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MC: Grant McHerron
Host: Lindy Hughson
Producer: Steve Visscher

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