Exclusive Report from PKN Packaging News: A frank discussion of key issues in plastics and sustainability was hosted by the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) in Sydney yesterday, with the focus firmly on Australia’s recycling responsibilities going forward.

Called ‘Consumer & Environmental Trends In Plastics: Reuse. Recycle’, the technical seminar was moderated by PKN publisher Lindy Hughson and attended by various members of the packaging industry, including AIP members from around NSW.

A panel, which featured BioPak’s Richard Fine, Steinert Australia’s Kurt Palmer, Planet Ark’s Paul Klymenko, and Planet Protector’s Joanne Howarth, answered questions about plastics and the circular economy, oxo degradable plastic, the shift towards sustainable packaging, and the move away from single-use plastics.

Read more at http://www.packagingnews.com.au/news/australia-called-to-step-up-its-sustainability-game