The Packaging Forum (PF) initiated a technical advisory group to determine the PF position on PFAS in food-contact packaging and determine, if possible, a pathway forward. This position has been developed from the recommendation of the PFAS Technical Advisory Group Final Report, October 22, completed by Kim Renshaw on behalf of the Packaging Forum as technical lead of the project.
The Glass Packaging Forum is working hard to assist councils in the Hawke’s Bay ensure as much glass as possible continues to be recycled in Auckland following Cyclone Gabrielle’s effect on the region’s roading network.
Our latest funding round is open, and due to close on 31 March 2023. This fund is focused on helping organisations keep their public spaces clean while improving recycling, with funding available for projects which reduce litter and increase recycling.
We are seeking proposals from organisations for the attached request for proposal (RFP) to supply tranches of research to the project.
There are now over 250 locations to drop off your soft plastic recycling. mostly in the north island, good coverage in canterbury too.
We celebrate the 12 Days of Christmas by sharing our tips for reducing Christmas waste and increasing recycling over the holiday season. Best wishes for the holiday season!
The Packaging Forum, NZ Food & Grocery Council to lead initiative
on plastic packaging
The Packaging Forum has partnered up with Plastics NZ and a group of New Zealand organisations with a shared passion for sustainability to establish Good Caps – a pilot programme designed to educate school children about the importance of waste recovery and recycling. Read more here: www.goodcaps.org.nz
Do you have a project which will increase recycling and reduce litter in your community or organisation?