Tag Archives: recycling

Coca-Cola Amatil joins Australian sustainability council

Coca-Cola Amatil has become the newest member of the Business Council for Sustainable Development Australia (BCSD Australia). The beverages company says it has “a growing commitment to sustainability” and “a sustainability framework … embedded in the organisation”. It says it reports regularly on environmental performance and has set sustainability goals …

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BP awards first low-carbon accreditation to OzHarvest

BP has awarded its first Advancing Low Carbon accreditation in Australia to its community partnership with food rescue organisation, OzHarvest. In 2018, OzHarvest rescued 8,517 tonnes of food, according to BP. In turn, this saved 5,300 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent from entering the atmosphere. BP Australia President Andy Holmes …

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PepsiCo ANZ and REDcycle to turn chip packets into furniture

PepsiCo ANZ has partnered with REDcycle to transform discarded chip packets into a range of “sturdy products”, including furniture. REDcycle processing partner, Replas, specialises in converting soft plastics into fitness circuits, outdoor furniture, bollards and signage, among other products. All consumers have to do is drop off their chip packets …

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Queensland container deposit scheme “a disaster waiting to happen”

The Australasian Association of Convenience Stores (AACS) says the Queensland’s forthcoming container deposit scheme (CDS) appears destined for failure following the eyebrow-raising comments from the mayor of Ipswich that the council will stop recycling altogether. Ipswich mayor Andrew Antoniolli said last week that all recycling for the city would be …

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