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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…

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…

Plastic Police Plastic Free July Launch

Join the Plastic Free July Challenge!

Companies and Individuals Urged to go Plastic Free in July Plastic pollution is one of the greatest environmental challenges of our time. Yet this is a problem for which we can all be part of the solution. Last week, our guest sustainability writer Samantha Cross, founder of the Plastic Police Program, joined with Australia’s sustainability…

Singlton Council Cuts Through Plastic with Plastic Police Program

Singleton Council Cut Through Plastic

Singleton Council’s War on Plastic Soft plastics will be targeted in Singleton Council’s latest initiative to reduce waste with the official launch of a new alliance with Plastic Police Partnerships on Wednesday morning. The Waste Management Facility on Dyrring Road will be a collection point for soft plastics, such as shopping bags, chip packets and…