World Environment Day Zero Waste Swaps

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 …

Belair Primary School students enjoy their new benches made from recycled plastics

Belair Public School

Belair Public School, based in Adamstown Heights NSW, is leading the way when it comes to sustainability and waste reduction. Inspired by the War on Waste TV Series, a group of students wrote a letter to their Principal wanting to take …

Plastic Police Singleton Public Library Plastic Haul

Singleton Library Joins War on Waste

Singleton Public Library’s Plastic Haul This is just one week’s worth of donations at the Singleton Public Library. In the three months since joining the Plastic Police® recycling initiative, a tonne of soft plastic has been donated and collected by Council and diverted from landfill, to be used in developing new products like bench seats!…

Plastic Police Downer and Close The Loop Pour First NSW Road Made Using Plastics

First NSW Road Made From Recycled Plastics

Downer and Close the Loop Build NSW Road from Recycled Plastics Plastic from around 176,000 plastic bags and packaging and glass from around 55,000 bottles has been diverted from landfill to build New South Wales’ first road made from soft plastics and glass. Downer and Sutherland Shire Council have partnered with resource recovery and recycling…