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As reported elsewhere, the Institute of Packaging (SA) is a full member of the WPO, and their immediate past President is a past National Chairman of our Institute.

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WPO POSITION PAPERS

These are papers issued by the WPO containing comment by them on the subjects named - to view any one please click on the title of the paper concerned -

 

Life Cycle Assesment - attempt to combine different dimensions has been made through Eco Efficiency methodology, where Financial and Environmental aspects have been incorporated.

Sustainability Packaging - the Sustainability movement is transforming the traditional principles by which the Packaging community conducts business. This change in philosophy will bind together WPO with its goals in a
new, more dynamic way.

The Role of Competititions and Awards - There are several issues that this position paper seeks to explore. First, what is the purpose of such
schemes, secondly, what is the difference between an awards scheme and a competition, and finally the eed for integrity, openness and transparency in the organisation of competitions and awards.

Global Protocol on Packaging Sustainability