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Packaging New Zealand Welcomes Labour’s Proposed Whole-of-community Solution To Plastic Waste

Wednesday, 30 September 2020, 3:43 pm | Packaging NZ

Packaging New Zealand welcomes Labour’s recent policy focus on problematic plastic wastes as acknowledgment of the fact that a ‘whole-of-community’ solution is required to tackle a very complex problem. Packaging New Zealand members have been ... More >>

One Size Must Not Fit All In New ‘plastic Packaging’ Regulation

Thursday, 30 July 2020, 9:59 am | Packaging NZ

With a shared commitment to driving better outcomes for New Zealand and New Zealanders, Packaging New Zealand welcomes Minister Sage’s investment in waste minimisation. However, Packaging New Zealand’s Executive Director, Sharon Humphreys says that ... More >>

Industry welcomes Packaging as priority

Friday, 9 August 2019, 10:50 am | Packaging NZ

Packaging New Zealand has welcomed the Government’s recognition that packaging be considered a priority in New Zealand. Packaging New Zealand’s Executive Director Sharon Humphreys says: ”Today’s announcement reflects a willingness by Government ... More >>

Accessible packaging - some good news

Tuesday, 5 March 2019, 12:30 pm | Packaging NZ

Arthritis New Zealand and Packaging New Zealand have joined forces to establish guidelines for accessible packaging in New Zealand. These guidelines provide practical design advice to address the problems that many people face when opening ordinary everyday ... More >>

Packaging NZ on suspension of soft plastics recycling

Friday, 21 December 2018, 7:56 pm | Packaging NZ

The suspension of the soft plastic scheme announced today reflects the cyclically low demand for some mixed recycled plastics. More >>

Global Commitment a platform for local businesses

Tuesday, 30 October 2018, 1:28 pm | Packaging NZ

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 to eradicate plastic waste and pollution. More >>

Plastic Packaging an Easy Target?

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 3:23 pm | Packaging NZ

Packaging touches everybody, everyday – putting it firmly in the cross hairs of those who are on a crusade to rid the world of plastic. More >>

A similar ban on plastic packaging would be a step too far

Monday, 13 August 2018, 1:42 pm | Packaging NZ

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 this was extended to plastic packaging. More >>

Industry Calls for National Plan for Waste Management

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 4:35 pm | Packaging NZ

Workers and consumers will be paying the price of reforms which drive up the cost of doing business if we don’t have a balanced debate on the management of the country’s waste stream, says Packaging New Zealand – one it says needs to be founded in fact, ... More >>