Bookings have opened for the sixth Australian Institute of Packaging, AIP virtual training course.
The ‘Use of Lifecycle Assessment Tools for Sustainable Packaging Design’ will take place on September 30. All participants will attain 12.5 Certified Professional Development points towards the Certified Packaging Professional (CPP) Designation.
Click here to book a place on the course.
Simon Lockrey, senior lecturer and research fellow at the School of Design, RMIT University, Australia will lead the course.
The ‘Use of Lifecycle Assessment Tools for Sustainable Packaging Design’ course aims to provide an introduction and learning framework for packaging industry professionals to apply lifecycle thinking to their working contexts. It includes why lifecycle thinking is critical and how they can use the method for packaging design projects they manage.
The course covers the following areas.
• Understanding the current shifts and challenges in Sustainability
• What is Lifecycle Assessment?
• Why is Lifecycle Assessment an important tool in Sustainable Packaging Design?
• How do you quantify eco-efficiency?
• Lifecycle Thinking within Sustainable Packaging Design
• Introduction to Lifecycle Assessment (LCA) and Its benefits
• Case Study Examples and Interactive hands-on LCA tool usage
• Seizing the strategic opportunity in Sustainability
• Better understanding of how to use LCA tools for competitive advantage and to establish strong relationships across supply chain partners
The course objectives
- The role LCA plays in both Sustainable Packaging Design and development
- Why Sustainable Packaging really matters
- Four step procedure of lifecycle assessment
- Tools and knowledge to apply LCA in practical contexts