That’s why we’ve partnered with REDcycle to help do our bit, ensuring that almost all the packaging we use for our dairy foods can be recycled.
In fact, thanks to our partnership with REDcycle, a huge 93 per cent of the packaging we use is now recyclable. It’s part of our mission to be more sustainable and create a positive change for future generations.
REDcycle is a recovery initiative for soft plastics such as bread bags, cling wrap and cheese wrappers, which often end up in the bin – destined for landfill – because people don’t realise they’re recyclable.
The thing about soft plastics is that they can’t be put in your kerbside recycling collection – your recycling bin at home. That’s where REDcycle steps in. REDcycle has over 1,800 drop-off points across Australia – one in every Coles and Woolworths around the country – where you can take your soft plastics to be recycled into new products.
To know what packaging to put in which recycling – do the ‘scrunch test’. If it’s soft plastic and CAN be scrunched into a ball, it can be placed in a REDcycle drop-off bin. If it’s plastic that CAN’T be scrunched into a ball, it cannot be recycled via REDcycle but it may be able to via your kerbside pick-up – look for the Australian recycling logo.
A full list of what can be recycled via the REDcycle program is available on the REDcycle website.