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New Research to help event organisers

New research released today identifies the geographic location of composting facilities where event waste (food waste and food packaging waste) can be processed. The research has been carried out by Waste Minimisation social enterprise Beyond the Bin and was co-funded by the Packaging Forum’s Public Place Recycling Scheme.

New faces at the Packaging Forum

The Packaging Forum’s Governing Board has elected Andrew Hewett, Head of Communications at Coca-Cola Amatil NZ as its new Chair. Andrew is also Chair of the Public Place Recycling Scheme. Alistair Sayers, Packaging Manager at Frucor Beverages was appointed as Chair of the Glass Packaging Forum’s Steering Committee.

Bintainers installed in South Island

Following the successful re-start of collections across the Auckland region, shoppers in and around Hamilton will be able to drop off their soft plastic packaging from Monday 9th September at nine selected Countdown and The Warehouse stores.