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Plasticity Forum Kuala Lumpur 25 October

Towards a #circulareconomy, eradication of #plasticwaste and #plastic #innovation. @PlasticityForum Kuala Lumpur 25 October.  

International Stewardship Forum Outcomes

    Highlights from the GlobalPSC’s International Stewardship Forum, including recommendations to the Australian Government for improvements to the Product Stewardship Act 2011, are now available in the Forum’s Issues and Options Paper. The International Stewardship Forum was held in Sydney from 4-6 April 2018. With over 130 participants and 13 international speakers, the Forum provided a unique opportunity for participants to gather practical insights from product stewardship and extended producer responsibility (EPR) programs across a broad range of products and substances. The Forum was designed to maximise discussion and interaction between local and international representatives. It involved: two days of presentations and panel discussions. a ... Read More

International Stewardship Forum

    13 Featured International Speakers from 8 Countries and Active Globally  Updated Preliminary Program Available REGISTER HERE Discounted rates for GlobalPSC members and OEH Sustainability Advantage partners    Learn how to reduce supply chain and end of life impacts of products and substances from electronics and batteries, packaging, furniture and mattresses, sharps and unwanted medicines, agricultural and household chemicals, even child safety car seats. Gain insights on Circular Economy, sustainability, recycling, product stewardship and extended producer responsibility (EPR) from global experts. Corporate perspectives including HP, IKEA, Kimberly-Clark, Battery World and Eli Lilly and Company. Non-profits and NGOs from the OECD to product recovery organisations. Programs featured from Europe, North America, ... Read More

International Stewardship Forum – Last Week for Early Bird Rates

Early Bird rates available to 16 February - Only one week left! Discounted rates for GlobalPSC members and OEH Sustainability Advantage partners    The Global Product Stewardship Council, supported by the Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy, is staging an international forum on product stewardship to gain practical insights from product stewardship and extended producer responsibility programs across a broad range of products and substances. The forum will help inform the Australian Government’s review of the Product Stewardship Act 2011 (Act) and comprise two days of presentations, panel discussions and Q&A on 4-5 April 2018 in Sydney featuring key international and Australian speakers, ... Read More

International Stewardship Forum – 4-5 April 2018, Sydney

    REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW OPEN Early Bird Rates Available to 16 February   The Global Product Stewardship Council, supported by the Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy, is staging an international forum on product stewardship to gain practical insights from product stewardship and extended producer responsibility programs across a broad range of products and substances. The forum will help inform the Australian Government’s review of the Product Stewardship Act 2011 (Act) and comprise two days of presentations, panel discussions and Q&A on 4-5 April 2018 in Sydney featuring key international and Australian speakers, followed by one day of exclusive invitation-only modified Chatham House ... Read More

Product Stewardship in Action

    During Helen Lewis‘s research and in-depth discussions with industry practitioners over the past few years, the broader benefits and value of product stewardship to business have become clear. Companies that understand the environmental and social impacts of their products; engage with stakeholders through genuine and open dialogue; and then implement appropriate strategies can create shared value for themselves and their stakeholders. This applies whether the company is taking individual action or collaborating with industry peers. Product stewardship in action: the business case for lifecycle thinking features the GlobalPSC and some of our members. Helen will help incorporate lessons from the book in our International ... Read More

SAVE THE DATE – International Stewardship Forum 4-5 April 2018, Sydney

    UPDATE: Additional confirmed international speakers shown in bold below. The Global Product Stewardship Council, supported by the Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy, is staging an international forum on product stewardship to gain practical insights from product stewardship and extended producer responsibility programs across a broad range of products and substances. The forum will help inform the Australian Government’s review of the Product Stewardship Act 2011 (Act) and comprise two days of presentations, panel discussions and Q&A on 4-5 April 2018 in Sydney featuring key international and Australian speakers, followed by one day of exclusive invitation-only modified Chatham House discussions. Confirmed ... Read More

Call for Office-holders and other Executive Committee Positions

The Global Product Stewardship Council is holding its Annual General Meeting via webconference at 0700 Australian Eastern Daylight Time on Tuesday, 12 December 2017. Due to time zone differences, this equates to the following: 2100 on Monday, 11 December in Brussels 1700 on Monday, 11 December in Santiago 1500 on Monday, 11 December in Boston, Cincinnati and Toronto 1400 on Monday, 11 December in Minneapolis 1200 on Monday, 11 December in Vancouver Email admin@globalpsc.net to register for participation in the AGM. While multiple representatives of member organisations are welcome to participate in the AGM, each organisation is entitled to one vote only. Participation details will be emailed to you once registered. Items to be addressed ... Read More

Webinar: Recycler and Waste Hauler Perspectives on EPR for Packaging

The Product Stewardship Institute (PSI) is hosting a webinar of recycler and waste hauler perspectives on extended producer responsibility (EPR) for packaging. The webinar will take place 27 October, 2016 from 2:00 pm 3:30 pm EDT.  The US recycling system has experienced a noticeable shift in the past few decades as the waste management and recycling industries have become increasingly privatized. Because of this change, waste and recycling systems often function as contractual agreements between haulers and recyclers with municipalities or residents. In contrast to this system, other countries – which operate under an EPR structure – rely on a central body to coordinate the recycling ... Read More

CEO & Business Leaders Summit 2015

GlobalPSC CEO Russ Martin was invited to participate again this year in the CEO & Business Leaders Summit in Sydney, Australia. The Summit is a gathering of a global alliance of CEOs, senior executives and experts involved in creating advanced and sustainable projects worldwide. Speakers at the event are shown above and their roles are highlighted here. Russ’s presentation on global projects and initiatives highlighted some of challenges of managing various wastes, especially for waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).  The GlobalPSC’s collaboration with the SMaRT Centre at the University of New South Wales and proposed research on global WEEE models were also ... Read More
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