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Reusable Packaging for product and packaging designers

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Event description

There’s a lot of buzz around sustainable packaging and the circular economy, but where is reusable packaging design going and what are the critical elements for success? Join Reuse Aotearoa for this informative and engaging workshop.  

Designed for packaging and product designers curious about the technical packaging, branding and design considerations of reusable packaging, you will learn about:

  • Current trends and considerations for sustainable packaging including future regulation
  • What is reusable packaging?
  • Technical design considerations for:
    • Reverse logistics
    • Branding and labelling
    • Containers
    • Washing and sanitation
  • Pooling containers between brands vs unique packaging
  • What does the future look like on the supermarket shelf of the 2030s?

If you’re a packaging and/or product/industrial designer interested in learning more about the future of packaging design and systems, this workshop is for you.

Your facilitators

Kim Renshaw

Kim Renshaw | Beyond the Bin is a technical expert in compostable packaging, PFAS and event waste minimisation, based in Mount Maunganui. Kim is an experienced workshop facilitator and is also a co-founder of Reuse Aotearoa.

Nicola Turner

Nicola Turner | Mainstream Green spent the first 15 years of her career working in the global consumer goods industry, Nicola's life was set on a different trajectory with a personal quest to live more simply and sustainably. Bringing together her understanding of human behaviour and her sustainability experience, Nic founded Mainstream Green as a social enterprise to inspire and create behaviour change in organisations and communities.


We look forward to seeing you at the event! 

Please note this is a FREE event but places are limited so get in quick to secure your spot. Registrations close Wed 1 November. 

For more information, please contact us at reuse@reuseaotearoa.org.nz or visit our website at www.reuseaotearoa.org.nz

Thanks to Tauranga City Council for funding this workshop through the Resource Wise Community Fund!

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Refund policy

This is a free event, but if you are unable to attend for any reason please let us know prior to November 6th so we can offer your place to someone on the waiting list as spaces are limited.