AIP heads to AWRE 2023 in July with three packaging sessions

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) will be continuing its support of the Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo (AWRE) as an association partner by exhibiting at the AIP stand and conducting three packaging educational sessions.

All of industry is invited to attend the free sessions. AWRE will be held at the ICC, Darling Harbour on the 26 and 27 July.

Details of the sessions are as follows:

26 July | 12.15 pm to 1.00 pm – Circular & Sustainable Packaging Design

The AIP will be running a session that will be focussed on how to design out waste, create more circular and sustainable packaging with lower environmental impacts. The unique innovations that will be discussed in the session will be award-winning PIDA and WorldStar examples.

Speakers for this session include UPM Raflatac Oceania’s Leo Jin, Accolade Wines’ Jack Glover and Planet Protector Packaging’s Lars M. Ljung.

27 July | 1.45 pm to 2.45 pm – A Balanced Approach between Packaging Waste & Food Waste

The AIP will be running a session that will be discussing the balance required between the environmental impacts of food waste vs packaging waste. The session will discuss the trade-offs, unintended consequences and showcase award-winning best practice examples of intuitive and innovative Save Food Packaging Design that can minimise food loss and waste across the value chain.

Speakers will be recognised designers in the field and will be discussing their most recent PIDA and WorldStar award winning packs. Speakers for this session include Caps & Closures’ Brendon Holmes, Result Group’s Michael Dossor and Sealed Air’s Alan Adams.

  27 July | 3.00 pm to 3.30 pm – Australasian Recycling Label (ARL) and how it cuts out consumer recycling confusion

The AIP, AFGC, NRA and APCO are working together to help raise the profile of the value that the ARL brings to all sized businesses, the environment and consumers. This session will provide updates on the ARL, the marketplace and the new tools and resources available for everyone to access to embed ARL on their packaging, one pack at a time.

Speakers for this session include AIP’s Nerida Kelton, National Retail Association’s Bonnie Marshall and Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation’s Sarah Sannen.

Anyone attending the AIP packaging sessions needs to register as a visitor to AWRE. Click here to register.

All attendees will attain a CPD point per session towards the global Certified Packaging Professional (CPP) designation.

Leave a comment:

Your email address will not be published. All fields are required