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The Face of Packaging

Our Purpose:

Grow Support

Grow support for and develop new voluntary packaging product stewardship schemes.

Commission Research

Commission research relating to packaging waste minimisation and litter abatement

Operate Schemes

Operate three voluntary packaging product stewardship schemes glassforum.org.nz, recycling.kiwi.nz and recycling.kiwi.nz/soft-plastics.


Advocate for the packaging industry


Support the community by funding projects

Technical Services

Provide technical services to members

Talk to us ;-
ABOUT MEMBERSHIP of one our existing schemes
ABOUT FUNDING for public place recycling events and infrastructure or glass recovery projects

Our Work

See below for details, examples and discussions of our services listed above and the issues that pertain to packaging and recycling.

Press Releases

Oct 1
Oct 1


Glass industry reports positive shift with more councils collecting glass separate from other packaging materials Read Press Release

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rotorua reycling bin pf
Sep 2
Sep 2

PF funds recycling bins Rotorua Lakes District

1st public place recycling bins around Rotorua Lakes District get funding from The Packaging Forum The first recycling bins to be placed around Rotorua Lakes District received a grant of $40,000 from The Packaging Forum’s two voluntary product stewardship schemes following an earlier grant of $60,000 from the Glass Packaging Scheme to support the introduction […]

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Please click here to read the latest newsletter - The Packaging Word Winter 2017

The official publication of the Packaging Forum, all the latest news and issues about packaging recycling

This issue
Editorial from Alistair Sayers Chair
Perspectives on Policy
Investment in Infrastructure
Member News

Governing Board