(QLD) Training Course: Introduction to Sustainable Packaging Design (JUL 2019)

Date: July 29, 2019

Start Time: 10:00 am
End Time: 3:30 pm




2019_Foodtech_QLD_logo_250pxHow do you work your way through the maze of demands to change packaging to meet environmental challenges? This course is designed to assist anyone who is responsible in their business to make packaging changes to meet ‘War on Waste’ questions, changes to retailer and consumer trends and behaviours; while not spending any more money at the end.


The course will provide attendees a better understanding of the practical guidelines and criteria needed to design and develop sustainable packaging including the Sustainability Hierarchy of Reduce, Reuse then Recycle and the Circular Economy approach to packaging and the environment.


Discussions will also cover Plastic, Glass and Metal packaging and their impact on the environment and whether the use of non-renewable resources, plant based bioplastics, compostable and recycled materials and various tools can assist their business to understand the full life of packaging. This will involve the impact of ‘Food or Product Waste’.


Participants will be invited to bring with them a sample of their company’s packaging materials to use as a case study.



  1. To provide participants an understanding of the current environmental issues that are impacting the producers of packaging and the manufacturers and retailers of packaged product.
  2. To provide participants an understanding of sustainable packaging design and the practical design guidelines and approaches required in the packaging design process including End of Life (EoL) thinking.
  3. To provide participants with a better view of Best Practice Examples and Case Studies of award-winning Sustainable Packaging and Save Food Packaging innovations.


If you are responsible for your business’s packaging design, performance or purchase specification, then you should attend. Packaging Designers, Technologists and Engineers, anyone responsible for Environmental Strategy Development, Marketing & Sales, Graphic Designers.


Ralph Moyle FAIP CPP

Education Coordinator, Australian Institute of Packaging

Ralph Moyle FAIP CPP is an experienced food-packaging consultant with 40 years in the food processing industry and 20 year’s focused on packaging. Through a unique range of senior management experiences in Packaging, Operations, Technical and Quality Assurance in large and medium FMCG businesses, Ralph has brought increased value to many organisations through the value of smarter packaging at less waste.


To be held in conjunction with Food Technology QLD
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Mezzanine 7&8
Merivale St & Glenelg Street, South Brisbane, QLD 4101


10:00 am commencement

Training will conclude at approx. 3:30 pm

(Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided.


Best access from Car Park to the Convention Centre
To enter Merivale Street side of the building use lifts from Car Park.
To enter Grey Street building use Russell Walk, pedestrian route to Grey Street.


AUD $380 Inc GST - AIP | AIFST | FAN Members

AUD $430 Inc GST - Members of |AFGC | APCO |FIAL |SPE

AUD $480 Inc GST - Non-Members


NB: A Tax Invoice will be sent upon receipt of your booking. The attendance fee includes catering for morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea. Please note, a workbook will be provided to each participant for future reference and use. Due to catering and venue requirements NO CANCELLATIONS will be accepted after the 24th of July. Replacements will however be accepted.


.*CPE points are used to maintain your Certified Packaging Professional (CPP) credential..





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Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

To be held in conjunction with Food Technology QLD Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

Mezzanine 7&8


Merivale St & Glenelg Street
South Brisbane
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