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Helping New Zealanders Reduce Reuse and Recycle their Soft Plastic Packaging

Posted on Feb 11, 2021, 4:55 PM

Supermarket News February 2021 Feature

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The Packaging Forum’s Soft Plastic Recycling Scheme recognised as approved alternative destination under the ARL Program.

Posted on Dec 22, 2020, 12:53 PM

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) and the Packaging Forum are pleased to announce a new trans-Tasman partnership to ensure more soft plastics are collected, recycled and stay out of landfill. The new partnership will see the Packaging Forum’s Soft Plastic Recycling Scheme recognised as an approved Alternative Destination under APCO’s Australasian Recycling Label Program.

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Soft Plastic Recycling Scheme submits on Government's consultation on hard to recycle and single use items

Posted on Dec 4, 2020, 3:06 PM

The SPRS SUPPORTS IN PRINCIPLE the intent of the Ministry for Environment’s proposal to address “hard to recycle” packaging however says that "hard to recycle" now does not necessarily mean "hard to recycle" in the future.

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