reduce Food waste recycling for business guide

New guide helps hospitality sector reduce food waste

The Metropolitan Waste and Resource Recovery Group (MWRRG) has published the Food waste recycling for business guide which provides cafés, restaurants, and other hospitality and retail businesses with advice on how to reduce or recycle food waste. Read More
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Coffee cup recycling in action

Detpak’s RecycleMe system provides cafés with a closed loop solution to tackle coffee cup waste and is expanding to guarantee fewer cups end up in landfill. Coffee cups have played a large role in discussions of unnecessary waste heading to landfill. This is largely down to amplified industry awareness around single-use packaging, which in turn has driven consumer consciousness.
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Organic Recycling Group’s recycling solutions

As the population continues to rise, so to does the country’s waste levels. Organic Recycling Group offers simple solutions to prevent coffee grounds and food waste from heading to landfill. Organic Recycling Group’s (ORG) philosophy is centred on three concepts: flexibility, sustainability, and reliability. These pillars are the foundation the company is promoting in the war against waste.     To help achieve this goal, ORG provides cafés with recycling wheelie bins to collect food scraps and coffee grounds. ORG maintains its hands-on approach with cafés through regular follow ups, meetings, and a 24/7 customer hotline. Read More
Detpak RecycleMe

Detpak RecycleMe system completes the paper chain

The Detpak RecycleMe System provides recyclable cups alongside collection and guaranteed recycling logistics. Since the ABC TV series War on Waste drew attention to the more than one billion coffee cups sent to landfill every year, consumers, cafés, and companies have taken large strides to reduce single-use cup waste. One such company is Australian owned packaging manufacturer Detpak, which initiated a rollout of its RecycleMe System with customers in November 2018, providing a solution for takeaway cups. 
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Coca-Cola to stop distributing plastic straws

Coca-Cola Amatil has announced that from February, it will no longer distribute plastic straws or stirrers in Australia. Instead, the company will stock fully recyclable and biodegradable Forest Stewardship Council-accredited paper straws, sourced from suppliers BioPak and Austraw.
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NSW Government funds coffee cup recycling program

Coffee cup recycler Closed Loop Environmental Solutions has received $115,000 in funding from the New South Wales State Government to expand its Simply Cups recycling program. Simply Cups aims to divert 11 million cups, approximately 110 tonnes, from landfill within a year and turn them into bench seats, kerbing, and car parking stoppers.
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