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Green store initiatives include reverse vending machine for plastic bottles and cans, hanger recycling and a deposit box for unwanted small plastic toys.
The development of the 2025 National Packaging Targets aims to help manufacturers and retailers move towards more sustainable options.
Shoppers recycled 905 tonnes or 226 million pieces of soft plastics during the year through REDcycle.
Australia will be the first country where all Coca-Cola Classic bottles, 600ml and under, will be made entirely from recycled plastic.
The new packaging will allow the beer giant to sell a wider variety of quantities in supermarkets.
Aldi will remove plastic plates, straws and cotton buds from shelves and plans to reduce plastic packaging by 25 per cent.
The supermarket will offer around 200 products in reusable containers.
Environmentalist says we’ve made a good start, but it’s not enough.
Beverage giant also aims to collect and recycle as many bottles and cans as it sells globally each year by 2030.
Supermarkets in New Zealand recently reported a rise in sales of “nude” veggies that have no plastic packaging.