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Banksia Sustainability Award Finalist

Plastic Police® in the running for prestigious sustainability award Plastic Police® was announced as a Finalist in the Banksia Sustainability Awards for the Small Business Category. The Banksia Foundation has today announced the shortlist for the awards, which spans 10 categories and celebrates sustainable development by businesses, communities, individuals and governments. The Banksia Sustainability Awards…

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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…