Category Archives: Recycling

APCO launches new recycled content guide

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) has published the ‘Recycled Content Guide’, a practical new resource to support Australian organisations to use more recycled content in their packaging. Developed to support the growing number of businesses redesigning their packaging to meet Australia’s 2025 National Packaging Targets, the guide provides clear and practical information about how…

Supporting councils to increase recycled content procurement

Metropolitan Waste and Resource Recovery Group (MWRRG) has released a report on the barriers and opportunities to support councils with increasing their use of products made from recycled content. The report found 71% of councils https://mwrrg.vic.gov.au/procurement/recycled-content-procurement/ procure products containing recycled content including glass, food and green waste, paper, cardboard, metals, rubber and plastics.

Victoria Set To Deliver Cash For Cans

The Victorian Government has announced the final design for the container deposit scheme (CDS), set to be introduced in 2023. You can read the full media release here and learn more about the scheme by visiting Container deposit scheme | Victorian Government (www.vic.gov.au)  

Victoria bans single use plastics

Victoria will ban specific single use plastics, such as straws, cutlery, plates and cotton buds by 2023 in an effort to reduce plastic pollution. Single use plastics make up a third of our litter, are used only briefly, and cause long-term harm to our wildlife and the environment. State government departments and agencies have committed…