Packaging Product Stewardship One Focus of Clean Enviro Summit Singapore
Posted by GlobalPSC on Member Profiles at 10:26 pm, June 30th, 2014Comments1
In early June, the GlobalPSC and several of our members spoke on packaging product stewardship and recycling during the Clean Enviro Summit Singapore (CESS) at the request of Singapore’s National Environment Agency and event organisers. Collectively, the CESS, the World Cities Summit and the Singapore International Water Week attracted more than 20,000 participants from 118 countries.
(Pictured L-R: Russ Martin of the GlobalPSC, Derek Stephenson of the Reclay Group, Joachim Quoden of the Extended Producer Responsibility Alliance, David Kiu of Unilever, Garth Hickle of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and GlobalPSC Executive Committee, and Dr Mervyn Jones of WRAP)
Product stewardship programs examined included those in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific region. Opportunities for increasing packaging recycling rates, incorporating informal collections in developing countries and the roles of packaging in reducing food wastage and meeting consumer needs featured prominently in the discussions. Details will be made available in the Knowledge Base available to GlobalPSC members.#productstewardship, David Kiu, Derek Stephenson, Dr Mervyn Jones, Europe, Extended Producer Responsibility Alliance, Garth Hickle, Global Product Stewardship Council, GlobalPSC, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, North America, Packaging, Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive, packaging and printed paper, product stewardship, recycling, Russ Martin, WRAP