Australia enters the WorldStar Student Awards and wins silver

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) entered seven student design projects for the first time in the WorldStar Student Awards, which resulted in a silver for the Sustainability category. All seven entries received Certificates of Recognition by a global team fo judges for their outstanding packaging designs.
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National Plastics Plan key to circular economy

The National Plastics Plan is not just a step in the right direction, it is the furthest the federal government has ever gone in driving a closed-loop supply chain, according to Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia (WMRR). Read more

AFGC backs national Plastics Plan

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) is backing the Australian Government on the delivery of a National Plastics Plan that will drive improved environmental outcomes and support greater recovery and recycling of plastics.
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Waste 2021 – the industry’s leading waste management conference

Opal Cove Resort | Coffs Harbour |4-6 May 2021

‘Recovering Resources and Rebuilding our Industry’

In Mid March 2020 we had to cancel the face to face version of the Waste 2020 Conference and in its place a series of Webinars were held over a 12 week period. For all of us, the year 2020 will go down as a challenge, but many in our industry have had to keep forging ahead as waste still needed to be collected and processed. Many of the big issues have not disappeared and importantly now we are having to rebuild our resource recovery capability within Australia. We need to look inward for opportunities but outward for our learning to support this rebuilding effort.

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