In my 30 years of HDPE plastic bottle manufacturing, I have become an expert in every aspect of this business. And this is not by chance, but a lot of hard work. As I focus my efforts on the finite resource that is HDPE, I want to make the world aware of an important point: … Continue reading Plastic waste – why every gram counts
The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP), in conjunction with Packaging New Zealand, will be taking their new “Introduction to Sustainable Packaging Design” half-day training course and Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) visit to Auckland on the February 13, 2019. The course is designed to assist anyone who is responsible in their business to make packaging changes … Continue reading AIP takes sustainable packaging design course to New Zealand
The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) has continued its long-standing partnership with Foodbank by introducing a new volunteering day in Victoria, which allows members to find out how the organisation operates. The first day held in late October and the AIP Foodbank Warehouse Volunteering Program will continue in 2019. It allows members and their colleagues to … Continue reading Foodbank shows behind-the-scenes process with volunteer program
Biodegradable and compostable packaging are not interchangeable. Dr Carol Kilcullen-Lawrence, the national president of the Australia Institute of Packaging (AIP) explains why. Compostable and biodegradable – two terms that are often used interchangeably, but in reality actually mean very different things. In light of the recent Australian Environment Ministers announcement that 100 per cent of … Continue reading AIP president explains biodegradable and compostable packaging
The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) lead training and education programs as a part of FoodTech Packtech, which was held in Auckland last week. Over the three days, in September, AIP provided discussions on key issues that are challenging the food and beverage industries. Discussions included fighting food waste, save food and sustainable packaging designs, … Continue reading Businesses learn about sustainable packaging that minimises food waste
The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) has joined the Save Food initiative as part of its commitment to the United Nations sustainable development goal and the national food waste strategy in Australia. Save Food is a joint initiative of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, the United Nations Environment Programme, Messe Düsseldorf, … Continue reading Australian Institute of Packaging joins Save Food initiative to fight food waste
The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP), in conjunction with Packaging New Zealand, will be running a two-hour seminar on fighting food waste, save food packaging and sustainable packaging design on the 20th of September at FoodTech PackTech 2018. Seminar – Part one: Fighting food waste and the role of packaging in minimizing food waste. Will … Continue reading AIP will run food waste and packaging seminars at FoodTech PackTech
The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) will be launching its new Introduction to Sustainable Packaging Design half-day training course. The course is designed to assist anyone who is responsible for making packaging changes in their business to meet ‘war on waste’ questions, changes to retailer and consumer trends and behaviours, while not spending any more money. … Continue reading Australian Institute of Packaging to introduce sustainable packaging design course
For more than eight years, the has Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) been a supporter of Foodbank across Australia through the Queensland hamper program. It is now pleased to also introduce the Victorian Warehousing Volunteer Program. The AIP has spent its Christmas Party every year for the past seven years with a twist. The members … Continue reading Australian Institute of Packaging expands its food charity reach into Victoria
A new digital print centre at Holmesglen will provide quality industry training. Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) members and industry colleagues are heading to the newly-launched digital print centre on the 5th of September. Located at the Chadstone campus, the digital centre will help contribute to increased learning opportunities to the Institute’s printing courses. Printing … Continue reading Australian Institute of Packaging supports newly-launched digital print centre
At an AIP NSW meeting in Sydney earlier this month in July, Aleah Back was awarded the prestigious Harry Lovell award for academic excellence. In 2014, Aleah Back, a qualified packaging technologist who is currently employed as Quality Specialist – Fresh – In-Store Bakery at Woolworths Limited, was awarded the APPMA Annual Scholarship to undertake the Diploma … Continue reading Woolworths Ltd packaging technologist wins top AIP award
The AIP New South Wales Division will hold a technical seminar entitled “Consumer & Environmental Trends in Plastics: Reuse. Recycle” on 4 July in Parramatta.
The winners of the 2018 Packaging & Processing Innovation & Design Awards (PIDA) were announced at a ceremony on the Gold Coast last night.
The AIP in conjunction with the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) will hold a technical dinner in Melbourne on April 11.
The 2018 Australian Institute of Packaging National Conference takes place at Marriott Resort, Surfers Paradise on 2-3 May, 2018.
Nerida Kelton has been nominated by her peers to take on the position of the ANZ delegate to the World Packaging Organisation.
The Australian Institute of Packaging advises that submissions will close on the 23 February for the two annual scholarship programs for the industry.
The Australian Institute of Packaging is collaborating with Empauer to undertake research into the attitudes and behaviours of industry across sustainability.
The Australian Institute of Packaging has advised that registrations are now open for the 2018 AIP Influential Women Mentoring Program for Australasia.
The Australian Institute of Packaging is inviting potential speakers to submit abstracts for consideration for its 2018 National Conference to be held in Surfers Paradise in May.