Gippsland Unwrapped Written by Tammy Logan Currently, there are no supermarkets in Gippsland collecting soft plastic like shopping bags, bread bags, chip packets and frozen pea bags for recycling through the REDcycle program. Some of you wouldn’t have known soft plastic was recyclable until now, but many of you will be ready to tell me I’m wrong.
The University of Melbourne Posted by Kimberley Chhen Around two months ago, I watched the first series of ABC’s War on Waste (which I highly recommend). After learning that the major supermarkets have REDcycle bins – soft plastic recycling bins, I’ve been motivated to actively collect and recycle all of the soft plastics in my [...]
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NINE NEWS NATIONAL Single-use plastic bags will be banned in all Woolworths stores from today as the retail giant tries to dramatically reduce...
NINE NEWS FINANCE The looming single-use plastic bag ban by grocery giants Woolworths and Coles is a positive step towards improving Australia's...
SOLIDARITY Recycling across Australia is facing collapse, following China's move to restrict the import of recyclable materials.