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Introduction to Circular & Sustainable Packaging Design Training Course: 6 MAY 2021

Bookings are now open for the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) ‘Introduction to Circular & Sustainable Packaging Design’ Virtual Training Course which will be held on the 6 May 2021.  The AIP trainer will be Ralph Moyle FAIP, CPP, Education Coordinator, AIP.

The world of packaging has changed, and packaging technologists and designers can no longer design for a linear economy. We must design responsibly with the entire environmental impact of the product and the packaging in mind and consider the end of life at all stages of the process.

Circular Packaging Design is based on the principles of designing out waste and pollution, keeping products and materials in use, and regenerating natural systems. It is important to transform the elements of the take-make-waste system: how we manage resources, how we make and use products, and what we do with the materials afterwards.

To meet 2025 National Packaging Targets, it is crucial to understand how Global, Country and Regional Targets, Pacts and Regulations affect decisions made in all areas of packaging design.

Cross-Departmental teams need to be developed to rethink Packaging Design, then design out waste, harness new technologies and materials and make sure that the packaging is reused, repaired and recycled.

The Introduction to Circular & Sustainable Packaging Design training course will discuss:

  • Setting the scene on definitions – global and local
  • Ellen Macarthur Foundation targets
  • Ellen Macarthur Foundation definitions for Circular Design
  • Teaching people the benefits of Sustainable and Circular design
  • 2025 National Packaging Targets
  • New Zealand Targets
  • Global Targets
  • ANZPAC Plastics Pact
  • Supply Chain Auditing and Reviews
  • Tips for people to start designing more sustainably across primary/secondary/tertiary
  • Best practice PIDA & WorldStar Packaging award-winning case studies.

Course Objectives:

  1. To provide everyone who is working in and around the 2025 National Packaging Targets an understanding of the current environmental issues that are impacting the producers of packaging, the manufacturers, retailers and consumers.
  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 Circular & Sustainable Packaging Innovations.

Who should attend?

This is an Introductory Course designed for beginners who want to learn about how to choose sustainable packaging to suit their businesses.

Book your place today here

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