All participants are required to wear long sleeved shirts, long pants and enclosed, flat shoes. Also please note that tours are not suitable for those that are afraid of heights or those with pacemakers or related medical devices. Lunch and snacks will be provided, we recommend you bring a hat and water bottle. Host sites reserve the right to refuse entry for commercial reasons, registrants will be advised in advance if they are not allowed entry to a particular site.
Departs at 8.00am, returns at approx 5.00pm
- Sydney Fish Markets
- Cleanaway Eastern Creek CDS Facility
- EarthPower Camelia
Departs at 9.00am, returns at approx 5.00pm
- Visy Smithfield MRF
- Visy Smithfield Cardboard Recovery
- Visy rPlastic Plastic Bottle Recycling
Welcome and housekeeping
How we transition Australia to 100% recyclable, reusable or compostable packaging by 2025 or earlier
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: A Future Vision for Sustainable Packaging – Problems, challenges and solutions
WHAT JUST HAPPENED TO THE MARKET FOR OUR WASTE?
China’s National Sword and the impact on Australia’s recycling
China and beyond – A new paradigm for recyclers’ and producers
Responding to the National Sword Recycling Crisis – NSW Government Action
WHAT IS THE END GAME?
The future of Sustainable Packaging is about being smarter and more adaptive
In it, to NOT bin it
China National Sword – Crisis or Opportunity?
Solutions on waste
MAKING CHANGE HAPPEN
Unlocking the Circular Economy – The key is demand
How to close the loop from recovery to finished goods
World class container recovery
Update on the NSW container deposit scheme (CDS)
The NSW Return and Earn Network
How EPA is promoting a circular economy and responding to China’s National Sword Policy
Collaborative product stewardship initiatives to tackle problem wastes
Getting Smart with eWaste: A business case study
Industrial Ecology – A real life example
Butts, Benches and Big Opportunities: Joining the dots to recycle and market problem waste
MORE OF THE GOOD STUFF
A social enterprise at the intersection of product stewardship and corporate social responsibility
Solving the Plate and Laminated Glass Recycling Issue for NSW – From markets to building facilities
Sydney Fish Markets-Waste Diversion Strategy for dealing with industrial grade packaging
TOWARDS THE RESOURCE REVOLUTION
Development of conference communique
Wrap up and closing remarks
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