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Soft plastics from the Hunter and Central Coast are now being turned into local roads

From soft plastics to sustainable roads Plastic bags, chip packets and other soft plastics are now being recycled into sustainable road surfaces thanks to the exciting collaboration between Plastic Police®, Downer and Close the Loop. On World Environment Day 2019, the new state-of-the-art asphalt facility officially opened in Teralba which will see soft plastics collected…

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Downer joins the Plastic Police® program

Downer has implemented the Plastic Police® program at its new asphalt production facility in Teralba, in what is being called a truly circular economy collaboration. Staff at the asphalt facility collect soft plastics at work and from home for recycling through the Plastic Police® program, with soft plastic collection bins now on site. The soft…

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Beat Plastic Pollution this World Environment Day

Plastic Police® Beating Plastic Pollution “On World Environment Day, the message is simple: Reject single-use plastic. Refuse what you can’t re-use. Together, we can chart a path to a cleaner, greener world.” – UN Secretary-General, António Guterres Soft plastic waste is a significant problem facing modern society. Local initiative Plastic Police® is addressing this issue…

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Dungog Shire Council

Dungog Shire Council offers a soft plastic drop off service for residents and businesses in the area. Soft plastics are turned into park benches for the community to enjoy. More information coming soon.

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Quest Apartments

Quest refurbished its Newcastle city apartments in July 2018, to create modern and stylised spaces for guests that look and feel like a home away from home. As part of its commitment to environmental sustainability, Quest …


Hunter Water

Hunter Water Corporation (Hunter Water) implemented the Plastic Police® program at its Honeysuckle Head Office in an effort to waste less and recycle more. The organisation is committed to environmental sustainability, with …