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Why Recycling is not the answer to Plastic Waste

Plastic is intrinsic in many aspects of our lives. It is present in the toys we buy our kids, in the packaging of our favorite foods and drinks, and the clothes on our backs – it’s hard to avoid but undeniably useful. Our affinity with plastics arose during World War two, when the need for […]

VANA partners with Unpackaged Eco

VANA (Victorian Authorized Newsagents Association) has partnered with zero-waste start-up Unpackaged Eco to create a national network of collection points for customers to purchase and return containers for re-use, in a bid to cut out single-use plastic waste. VANA CEO Brendan Tohill commented “We are delighted to announce we have partnered with Unpackaged Eco on […]

Unpackaged Eco explores shop, refill, return model

With climate change front and centre in the minds of consumers in Australia and around the globe, FMCG businesses and retailers are removing plastic, cutting back on packaging and reducing food waste, to say the least. Article featured on InsideFMCG by Ruth Hogan But pressure is building to reduce waste further across the supply chain […]