The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) is pleased to advise that due to popular demand and the recent success of the Future of Soft Plastics Technical event that was held in Victoria, a lunch time version will be held on the 17 of July in New South Wales and all of industry is invited to attend.
The AIP, along with their many industry members, are concerned about current discussions and challenges directed at ‘single use plastic’ packaging and this technical seminar will help to guide you and your teams to better understand the current and true state-of-play with Soft Plastics in Australia.
Discussions will include understanding the issues surrounding Soft Plastics and the important benefits this packaging format brings (food safety, convenience and reducing food waste). Speakers will provide insights into some of the excellent initiatives that are already underway in the country to effectively recycle this packaging format.
This technical seminar will focus on soft plastics and the current recycling programs being undertaken and the evening is aimed at challenging the industry to be more involved in promoting a better understanding of the benefits and opportunities for soft plastics.
Speakers will include: Caitlyn Richards, Responsible Sourcing Manager, Sustainable Products and Packaging, Coles Group, Peter Tamblyn, Sales & Marketing Manager Asia Pacific, Close the Loop, Mark Jacobson, Marketing Director, Replas, Anthony Peyton MAIP, Director, PREP Design and Keith Chessell, AIP Board Member, APCO