20 08, 2018

Woolworths profit: Plastic bag ban hurt sales, grocery chain concedes

By | 2018-08-20T05:46:44+00:00 August 20th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Herald Sun Written by Lilly Vitorovich Retail giant Woolworths has posted a 12.5 per cent jump in full-year profit but has flagged that sales in the new financial year have come under pressure from the removal of single-use plastic bags......

13 08, 2018

The Facts About Supermarket Soft Plastic Recycling

By | 2018-08-13T00:46:08+00:00 August 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

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.

12 08, 2018

Fighting the Plastic Battle

By | 2018-08-12T23:36:38+00:00 August 12th, 2018|News|0 Comments

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 [...]