Detpak Plastic Free July

Detpak sets Plastic Free July challenge

This Plastic Free July, Detpak is encouraging people to look for the hidden plastics in their takeaway packaging and find recyclable alternatives. Marketing and Innovation General Manager Tom Lunn says many single-use takeaway food packaging items contain a plastic coating or lining, which may not be obvious to the consumer. “There is much confusion in the market place about what is a good environmental packaging choice,” he says.
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Sydney plastic waste

Sydney businesses take the no plastics pledge

More than 30 New South Wales-based organisations have joined forces with the City of Sydney and pledged to dramatically reduce single-use plastics across their businesses. Industry leaders from the hospitality, accommodation, events, and property sectors signed the Sydney Single-use Pledge with Lord Mayor Clover Moore.
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Sydney Opera House joins #SydneyDoesntSuck campaign to ditch plastic straws 

To help fight the war on waste, the Sydney Opera House and Solotel Group’s Sydney Opera Bar has committed to ditching single-use plastic straws, saving 1.1 million straws each year.  All of the Opera House’s onsite restaurants will be plastic straw free by August 1, 2018, with straws only made available on request to patrons who specifically require them. The move is estimated to save more than two million straws each year across the precinct.
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