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Event – ‘Design for Recycling’ Round Table

Posted in Events by Ferne Edwards on July 5th, 2007

Recycling Bins

RT 13: Design for Recycling
Friday, July 13th, 2007 (8.30am – 2.00pm)
Main Auditorium, Sir William Angliss Centre, Level 5, 555 Latrobe Street, Melbourne

The Sustainable Packaging Alliances 13th Round Table “Design for Recycling” will discuss processes to enhance packaging production in order to reduce waste, reclaim resources, protect the environment and benefit the public. Organised in association with the Australian Council of Recyclers (ACOR), this Round Table aims to promote dialogue between recyclers, brand owners and packaging manufacturers on waste reduction through improved packaging design.

Participants will gain a better understanding of:
Packaging recycling processes;
Critical issues for packaging design to maximise recyclability;
Contaminants in the recycling process and how these can be avoided;
The benefits of design for recycling;
Design for recycling case studies; and
Trends in waste management and recycling which will have implications for packaging design.

Who should attend?
Round Table participants include:
· Environmental Managers;
· Supply chain managers;
· Marketing executives/Brand Managers;
· Decision makers;
· Policy makers;
· R&D managers; and
· Packaging technologists and developers.

Visit the Sustainable Packaging Alliance website for more information.

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