the packaging forum
resources

The Packaging Forum provides practical support to our members in the form of tools and resources to help improve the sustainability of their packaging.

OUR RESOURCES

Internal resources

Guides
  • June 2018 – Guide to Selecting and Positioning Recycling Bins Best Practice DOWNLOAD
  • October 2019 – The Packaging Forum submission on Proposed Priority Products and Priority Product Stewardship Scheme Guidelines DOWNLOAD
Annual Reports
Accreditation Reports

Glass Packaging Forum

Public Place Recycling Programme

External resources

Guides
  • March 2019 – WasteMINZ – Quick Guide to Environmental Claims for Plastic Products and PackagingThis guide will help you to understand what the words biodegradable, compostable and degradable mean, how they affect the environment and how you can dispose of them properly. DOWNLOAD
  • July 2018 – The Environment Commissioner – Biodegradable and compostable plastics in the environmentThis guide is designed to help consumers navigate some of the terminology around compostables and the claims being made. DOWNLOAD
  • February 2019 – The Office of the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor (PMCSA) – Rethinking PlasticsThis is a wide-ranging project to guide recommendations for mitigating the negative impacts of plastic while retaining its benefits. The first report (June 2019), looking at the use and quantities of plastic in New Zealand, has been issued for peer review. DOWNLOAD
  • The PMCSA’s project resource portal provides some interesting reports from home and abroad covering a range of topics from Circular Economy, Packaging, Product Design and Waste to Energy. VISIT SITE

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