Understanding the Australian Recycling Label & the Packaging Recyclability Evaluation Portal (PREP)
The Australia recycling rate for packaging has risen to be one of the highest in the world, but it hasn't increased since 2010. This indicates there is a need for a new recycling revolution, but this will require some innovation, leadership and an increased level of knowledge by packaging designers. In August 2015, Planet Ark launched the Australian Recycling Label, with Officeworks being the first business to adopt the label on its products to help its consumers to do the right thing. Importantly the ARL is underpinned by evidence, which is obtained from the Packaging Recyclability Evaluation Portal, or PREP, that was developed by GreenChip and Planet Ark with the support of the APC. The dinner will include presentations from the three organisations who have lead this initiative so that packaging designers are better equipped to contribute actively to this recycling revolution. The presentations will then be followed by a panel discussion.
Anthony Peyton MAIP
INTRODUCTION TO THE PACKAGING RECYCLABILITY EVALUATION PORTAL (PREP)
Anthony founded GreenChip in 2001 having previously been a Principal at URS and prior tothat, working at Golder Associates. His Engineering Degree and post graduate management qualifications, along with his broad environmental management experience, have allowed Anthony to establish an excellent track record in finding solutions to overcome complex scenarios and thereby identifying opportunities for business improvement.
Manager Business Development
Planet Ark Environmental Solutions
INTRODUCTION TO THE AUSTRALIAN RECYCLING LABEL
Shaun Scallan is Business Development Manager for Planet Ark Environmental Solutions. In this role he has been responsible for the development and release of both the PREP and the Australian Recycling Label. Shaun will talk about the importance of providing consumers with clear, evidence based instructions to increase the effectiveness of recycling of packaging in Australia.
National Sustainability Manager
A CASE STUDY FROM FIRST COMPANY TO HAVE ADOPTED THE ARL
Lok-Man Shu is currently the National Sustainability Manager at Officeworks, and has been working professionally in a range of Sustainability roles in Government and the private sector for the last 15 years. Lok holds a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters in Engineering Cleaner production.
$60 inc GST AIP Members
$77 inc GST for ABA/AFGC/APPMA/FIAL/LATMA/SPE/AEROSOL ASSCN Members
$88 inc GST Non Members
*CPE points are used to maintain your Certified Packaging Professional (CPP) credential.
NB: A Tax Invoice will be sent upon receipt of your booking. The attendance fee includes catering for a two course dinner, beer and wine. Due to catering requirements NO CANCELLATIONS will be accepted after Friday the 5th of February 2016. Replacements will however be accepted.