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RedCycle Archives

Soft plastics recycling is back, but only in 12 supermarkets

The trial underway in 12 Melbourne supermarkets intends, once again, to provide customers with an in-store option for re...

ACCC to allow supermarkets to collaborate on soft-plastics recycling

ACCC deputy chair, Mick Keogh, said the RedCycle liquidation has “provoked a lot of community concern”.

Coles, Woolworths collaborate to save Redcycle’s soft-plastic stockpile

The supermarkets have extended an offer to safely store the collected materials, in accordance with necessary safety req...

Inside Zero Co’s century-long mission to clean up the world

Zero Co recently built a 10m pyramid out of waste in the Egyptian Desert, and that’s only the beginning of its wide-reac...

Does Redcycle’s collapse prove retail needs alternatives to plastic?

The collapse left Australia’s supermarkets, as well as various parts of the retail industry that relied on Redcycle, wit...
RedCycle soft-plastic recycling scheme collapses

RedCycle suspends soft-plastics recycling scheme amid ‘secret stockpile’

The company announced the suspension of collections due to “untenable pressure” on its business model.

KitKat unveils world-first packaging in Australia

"We've implemented several changes to reduce our use of virgin plastic, but this switch, the first of its kind, will be ...

Soft-plastics recycling gets boost as IQ Renew and RedCycle team up

Two Australian recycling companies – IQ Renew and RedCycle – have partnered to boost recovery and recycling of soft plas...

PepsiCo commits to recycled packaging across entire snacks range

PepsiCo partners with Clean Up Australia, Replas and Redcycle to increase soft plastic recycling in Australia.

Coles creates carpark from recycled soft plastics

Coles has installed a concrete slab car park made partly from Polyrock, which contains recycled soft plastics, at its Ho...

PepsiCo pledges $650,000 to Clean Up Australia

PepsiCo gets behind project to help improve existing waste management and resource recovery.

Glad partners with REDcycle to recycle GladWrap

The three-year deal includes the recycling of other Glad soft plastic products including Snaplock bags.

PepsiCo giving new life to used chip packets

Aussies can now drop off chip packets and other soft plastics at participating supermarkets.

Asaleo Care appoints new chiefs

Sorbent maker makes changes to top management team.

Mars Petcare, REDcycle partner to recycle

Pet food giant joins recycling program with Coles and Woolworths.

Woolworths commits to reducing plastic packaging usage

Retail association boss says businesses have to be prepared when the ban comes into effect.