Press Releases

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Oct 1
Oct 1

PRESS RELEASE 14 October

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

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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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Aug 0
Aug 0

Packaging Forum invests $0.5 MILLION

Press Release Packaging Forum invests $0.5 MILLION in new recycling projects 29th August 2016 The Packaging Forum allocated $501,000 in direct funding to support Council, Community and Commercial projects in the year to end June 2016. The Packaging Forum operates two industry funded voluntary product stewardship schemes for glass recycling and public place recycling and […]

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Apr 0
Apr 0

Container Deposit System Analysis

Households in New Zealand produce significant amounts of waste, some of which is recycled via kerbside collection schemes or drop off recycling programmes. A number of countries operate container deposit schemes (CDSs) that can deliver high rates of recycling for beverage containers, e.g. an estimated return rate of around 80% in South Australia compared to […]

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Mar 0
Mar 0

Save Food Packaging Awards

The primary function of packaging is to protect the content. It is estimated that 50% of the edible food produced globally, does not reach the fork. the Save Food Packaging Awards are designed to recognise companies who are developing innovative and sustainable packaging that minimises food losses and food waste, extends shelf life and improves the […]

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Jan 0
Jan 0

Packaging Forum has new partner AIP

The Packaging Forum is delighted to partner with The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP). The Australian Institute of Packaging is the professional body for packaging technologists and other individuals involved within the packaging industry throughout Australasia.The primary function of the Institute is to offer educational and technical training for individuals within the packaging industry as well as cross-functional […]

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