Reloop pursues a range of solutions for packaging waste throughout the Asia Pacific.
This includes regulated product stewardship schemes for packaging waste in Australia, deposit return schemes for drink packaging in Australia, New Zealand and into Asia, and packaging reuse models.
We work closely with similarly active and aligned NGOs, as well as partnering with waste and resource recovery organisations throughout the region, as well as progressive businesses.
Director, Reloop Asia-PacificAbout Rob
Rob has worked across waste and resource recovery initiatives with NGOs and business over the past 15 years. He has also supported businesses across a range of sectors, including forestry, resources and banking, to focus on their sustainability pursuits. In addition to pursuing solutions for plastics, packaging and the circular economy, Rob is also Executive Officer of the Australian Tyre Recyclers Association.
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Reloop Asia Pacific resources
Producer Responsibility Scheme on Plastic Beverage Containers and Cartons
Reloop’s input to the Hong Kong Government regarding the Producer Responsibility Scheme on Plastic Beverage Containers (PPRS), including recommendations on specific issues.
Soft Plastics Scheme: The basis of true EPR?
Article written for Inside Waste, July 2023, Robert Kelman.
How Hong Kong’s Plastic Waste Fight Can Set the Course for Asia’s Future
Article written for South China Morning Post, December 2022, Robert Kelman.
Bin There, Done That
Article written for Waste Management Review, October 2022, Robert Kelman.
Submission to Singapore Government Consultation on Beverage Container Return Scheme
A submission towards the government’s final determination on scheme design, eligible containers, targets, and deposit values.
Consumer polling on container return scheme
Our briefing on consumer research polling regarding the New Zealand Government’s proposal to introduce a beverage container return scheme (CRS).
Alternative Model for Producer Responsibility Scheme on Plastic Beverage Containers (PPRS)
Submission to the Hong Kong Government regarding the Producer Responsibility Scheme on Plastic Beverage Containers (PPRS), including recommendations on key aspects of the scheme.