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Earth Day - April 22, 2014
Optimize Your Package Designs for
Efficient Recovery and Reduction of Food Waste
This course is for those involved in all aspects of package design
throughout the entire life cycle, from beginning to next life.

This workshop-based packaging design course explains the tools and addresses the nuances of designing for optimization vs. reduction; clarifies the environmental impact of both; focuses on sustainable optimization of recovery and reduction of packaging; packaging best practices for food waste reduction and designing for internet retailing.

Course Content of Four Workshops

Session 1 - Why packaging optimization?
The importance of packaging and optimizing for the total value chain including on-line retailing.
Meeting the challenges of EPR, sustainability and food waste the PAC NEXT Way.
Session 2 - Designing for recovery and recycling
Taking a life cycle approach - metrics, scorecards, LCA tools
Designs that work in MRFs
Session 3 - Designing for food waste reduction
Case studies
Global overview
Who's who of solution providers
Session 4 - Putting it all together
How to set up and maintain a successful packaging optimization strategy
Finding balance for optimization + sustainability + food waste

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
8:00 a.m. - Registration
8:30 a.m. - Course start
12:00 p.m. - Lunch
4:30 p.m. - Adjournment

Centre for Health
& Safety Innovation

Conference Centre East
5110 Creekbank Road
Mississauga, ON L4W 0A1

PAC members: $495 + tax
Non-PAC members: $695 + tax

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Contact for more information
Alan Blake
Executive Director
Lindsey Ogle
PAC - The Packaging Association


Course presenters
Alan Blake, Executive Director, PAC NEXT
Rachel Morier, Program Manager, PAC NEXT
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