2020 – it’s a wrap!

2020 – it’s a wrap

Read about the highlights of our work in 20220

15 December 2020

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February
March
April
May
  • The Public Place Recycling Scheme (PPRS) submits its annual report to MfE.
June
  • The GPF awards seven grants through its contestable fund.
  • The SPRS resumes collections following lockdown.
July
August
September
  • The Container Return Scheme Working Group concludes and submits it report to Government. The Packaging Forum, represented on the working group by Rob Langford, voices its concerns as part of a minority report.
  • The Soft Plastic Recycling Scheme returned 15 Auckland Countdown stores to its collection network.
October
November
  • Eight grants are awarded through our GPF contestable fund.
  • The Packaging Forum holds a member-only briefing on the proposed Container Return Scheme (CRS) and our alternative Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) model.
December
  • Submissions made on members behalf regarding proposed phase out of hard-to-recycle and some single-use plastic items.
  • The Soft Plastic Recycling Scheme celebrates its five year anniversary.

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