Webinar – The art of logistics for product stewardship initiatives
Ricardo Pinto, Sustainable Packaging and Circular Economy Solutions, Australia Post
Ricardo is responsible for increasing the sustainability of Australia Post’s packaging and implementing circular economy strategies aiming at reducing the company environmental impact. This is enabled by the implementation of product stewardship solutions that leverage the reach of Australia Post’s logistics network and retail outlets. Examples of product stewardships enabled by Australia Post include, soft plastics, printer cartridges, batteries, and mobile devices.
General Manager at Ecycle Solutions, since 2014. A co-regulator of the National Television & Computer Recycling Scheme (NTCRS), as well as a leading recycler of polystyrene (EPS) and more recently an approved Collector for the Battery Stewardship. The parent company QLS Logistics provides Ecycle with a national reverse logistics solution. Ecycle prides itself in managing suitable strategic stewardship programs.
Helen Jarman, CEO, The Activ Group
Helen Jarman is the CEO and Founder of The Activ Group (Ecoactiv), entrepreneur and Telstra Businesswoman of the Year, and winner of the Pam Keating Award (WMAA). The Activ Group’s remit is extensive, from consulting and advisory services through to the design and delivery of solutions across the following key areas:
- Supply chain and Reverse Logistics
- Product Stewardship
- Circular Economy
- Digital Technology and platforms
The Activ Group is a recognised industry leader with deep experience and a proven track record with the creation of National (Australia Wide) and Regional (Asia Pacific) turn-key product stewardship programs for brands, retailers, industry schemes, corporates and a host of other organisations.
Peter Tamblyn, Consultant to Close the Loop, Close the Loop Ltd
Peter is the Close the Loop’s former Head of Sales and Marketing. Close the Loop developed the Cartridges 4 Planet Ark program which has been running for more than 20 years and is one of the most widely known and highly regarded product stewardship programs in Australia. Peter is the immediate past Chairman of ACOR and current Board member and Advisory Board member to iQ Renew.
Sarah Newman, National Business Development Manager, Remondis