Coca-Cola Europacific Partners is partnering with VicReturn, the coordinator for the new Victorian Container Deposit Scheme. The scheme is the last state on the Australian mainland to establish a CDS.

Victorians can now return their used Tetra Pak beverage cartons to be recycled and receive a 10c refund, following the launch of Victoria’s Container Deposit Scheme on 1 November.

UTS has committed to an ongoing annual investment of $250,000 for its University-SME partnership program, following a successful 18-month trial that saw packaging innovation emerge among the projects.

In a bid to help its customers recycle beverage containers more easily, Coles is rolling out 47 reverse vending machines across its Victorian stores as the state launches its Container Deposit Scheme from 1 Nov.

One of the global leaders in adhesive technologies, Bostik, becomes the 50th participant to join Nextek’s Nextloopp project in a push for food-grade recycled polypropylene.

Simply Cups, which has been recycling coffee cups since May 2017, is expanding to accept all types of paper cups, following a successful pilot program with 7-Eleven Slurpee, smoothie and frappé cups.

NSW Govt is inviting industry and the community to give feedback on its 'NSW Plastics: Next Steps' discussion paper. PKN rounds up comments from environmental groups and eco-focused businesses.

For National Recycling Week, Planet Ark aims to remind consumers that much of what is currently send to landfill is valuable material that could be reused, repurposed or recycled, through a series of initiatives.

Constantia Flexibles, one of the world’s largest producers of flexible packaging, has officially committed to net zero emissions, according to the standards of the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi).

Costa is partnering with Navi Co Global to drive an environmetally-friendly solution for fruit retailers, and using Result Group’s innovative EcoMark to replace fruit stickers with laser branding.

Planet Ark has been conducting free school sessions on sustainability and the ARL as part of what it says is its commitment to helping younger Australians “discover how to recycle right”.

More than 600 new jobs will be created through CDS Vic, according to the state government, which anticipates the scheme will also reduce the state’s litter by up to half when it begins later this year.

Pact Group processed 54,000 tonnes of recycled plastics in the 2023 financial year, which it says is the equivalent total weight of the steelwork on the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Two Victorian companies, championing innovative packaging solutions, have been named as finalists in the Circular Economy Innovation category of the 2023 Premier’s Sustainability Awards.

Tomra has released its ten recommendations for a United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) Plastics Treaty, published in advance of the INC3 taking place from 13-19 November in Nairobi, Kenya.

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