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LyondellBasell Australia has won the APCO 2020 Industry Sector Award for Packaging Manufacturers & Suppliers.

As a leader within the business-to-business raw packaging space, LyondellBasell Australia prioritises reusable containers and the recycling of operational materials wherever possible.

A polymer manufacturer committed to a circular economy, LyondellBasell Australia partners with customers to develop optimised grades for sustainable packaging and is a committed partner of Operation Clean Sweep®, a member of Plastics Stewardship Australia, and has played a key role in founding the global, cross-value chain Alliance to End Plastic Waste.

This reporting period, LyondellBasell Australia delivered more than 70 per cent of products in reusable bulk packaging formats and diverted 80 per cent of total on-site waste from landfill.

Furthermore, by conducting Environmental Management System Reviews, LyondellBasell Australia has worked to actively understand, measure and mitigate the environmental impacts of its operations and services.

 

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