WPO Sustainability position paper written by the Vice President Sustainability & Save Food
06 January 2022
The first WPO Sustainability position paper written by the Vice President Sustainability & Save Food, Nerida Kelton. This important report has been developed from the country reports that were provided for the Sustainability & Save Food working group meeting held in November.
World Design Challenge on Sustainable Packaging Attracts
13 July 2021
The Sustainable Packaging Design Challenge, a collaboration between WPO and WDO launched in April of this year, culminated in a series of final presentations from 7 teams on Friday, 4 June. The project regrouped 11 facilitators, seven thought leaders, 76 participants and 28 student participants from 32 countries.
WPO Announces the Winners for WorldStar Special Categories Awards
13 July 2021
During the hybrid WorldStar Ceremony, held on 9 June 2021, WPO announced the 12 winners in the Special Categories of WorldStar 2021.
WPO announces the date for the Virtual Ceremony of WorldStar 2021 & the Finalist Candidates for WorldStar Special Awards
15 April 2021
To adjust to the actual circumstances, WPO will host a virtual ceremony for the winners of WorldStar 2021. The ceremony will take place on 9 June 2021. During the ceremony, all winners of the 2021 edition will be announced, including WorldStar Special Awards, Student Awards and WPO Life Time Achievement Award
Compostability Testing for ITENE
05 March 2021
ITENE, Spain, has obtained DIN CERTCO certification to be able to carry out home compostability testing in its laboratories.
APF General Assembly 2020 and AsiaStar Judging Meetings Performed Online
08 January 2021
APF 2020 General Assembly and AsiaStar 2020 Packaging Competition Judging Meetings took place online on December 16 - 17. Delegates from 13 countries attended the meetings.
Pierre Pienaar is Re-elected WPO President for a Second Term
07 January 2021
Pierre Pienaar was elected WPO (World Packaging Organisation) President for a second term, commencing January 2021.
WDO and WPO to Explore Opportunities for  Sustainable Design in The Packaging Industry
27 November 2020
Having collaborated on several occasions in the past year, World Design Organization (WDO)® and World Packaging Organisation (WPO) have recently formalized a partnership and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to leverage their shared commitment for sustainability and education as a means to organize and implement a variety of collaborative projects.
WPO Schedules Its First Online Packaging Education Program
09 September 2020
WPO - World Packaging Organisation first online Packaging Training Program is scheduled for September 21 to 24, through Zoom platform.
APF's First Meeting in 2020 Performed Online
09 September 2020
The 5th APF Asian Packaging Federation's Strategic Planning Meeting was performed via Zoom Application on 4th June, 2020.