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Roadmap for New Zealand's New Plastic Economy
Associate Minister for the Environment announces two-year project to be led by Scion and supported by Packaging NZ, Plastics NZ and the Sustainable Business Network, to develop a roadmap for a New Zealand-specific implementation for the New Plastics Economy. The roadmap...
Roadmap for New Zealand's New Plastic Economy
6 Jun 2019
Solution for Tetra Pak in New Zealand
Tetra Pak and New Zealand Plastic Products Partner to Recycle Used Beverage Cartons in New Zealand New Zealand (5 June 2019) Tetra Pak has joined forces with New Zealand Plastic Products, a wood...
14 May 2019
Best Before/Use By dates - RMIT Project
Together with members of the AIP we would like to encourage all of our Members to please help Wanjun Chu with his PhD. Wanjun is a PhD student from Linköping University, Sweden. His general...
1 May 2019
2019 Packaging Innovation & Design Award Winners
The winners of the 2019 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards (PIDA) for Australia and New Zealand were announced at a gala dinner on the 30th of April at the SOFITEL Wentworth, Sydney....
21 Dec 2018
Packaging NZ comments on the suspension of the soft plastics recycling scheme
The suspension of the soft plastic scheme announced today reflects the cyclically low demand for some mixed recycled plastics. “It is a sad fact that the market for commodities including recycled...
7 Dec 2018
ANZ Worldstars
Australia & NZ packaging innovations recognised in 2019 WorldStar Packaging Awards Three Australian companies and one New Zealand company have achieved international recognition for their...
6 Dec 2018
KiwiHarvest Volunteer Programme
The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) is pleased to announce as a part of the Institute’s commitment to the SAVE FOOD Initiative by FAO, the National Food Waste Strategy, and the United...
6 Dec 2018
2019 Worldstar winners
The WorldStar results have now been announced and you will find a complete list of winners here If you scroll to the bottom of that page you are also able to print out a list of winners in country...
3 Dec 2018
SBN Report: NZ's Plastic Packaging System
Joint Statement: Packaging NZ and Plastics NZ WORKING TOGETHER FOR A BETTER FUTURE Packaging NZ and Plastics NZ welcome the report released today by the Sustainable Business Network on New...
30 Oct 2018
Eradicating Plastic Waste and Pollution
Packaging New Zealand says that it is proud of its global members, Amcor, Nestle, Sealed Air and Unilever, who have embraced the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment launched this week, pledging...
23 Aug 2018
Plastic Packaging - An Easy Target?
Media Release Packaging touches everybody, everyday – putting it firmly in the cross hairs of those who are on a crusade to rid the world of plastic. Packaging New Zealand Executive Director Sharon...
17 Aug 2018
RESPONSE TO PLASTIC BAG BAN
A similar ban on plastic packaging would be a step too far Packaging New Zealand says that it understands the Government’s reason for its ban on single-use plastic bags, but it would be alarmed if...
26 Jul 2018
Industry calls for National Plan
MEDIA RELEASE July 26, 2018 INDUSTRY CALLS FOR NATIONAL PLAN FOR WASTE MANAGEMENT AMID RISING HYSTERIA AROUND PLASTIC PACKAGING Workers and consumers will be paying the price of reforms which...
24 Feb 2017
A wicked Problem
Read our column in February's Supermarket News