New $38 million Laverton plastic recycling plant creates new jobs and reinvents recycling in Victoria
PUBLISHED: 26 July
This state of the art facility will process more than 20,000 tonnes or the equivalent of over 500 000 plastic milk bottles and food tubs collected from household recycling bins into food grade resins and will be located at Cleanaway’s recycling facility at Laverton. This joint venture between Pact and Cleanaway complements the existing PET joint venture between Pact, Cleanaway and Asahi, with construction of the country’s largest PE
Pact welcomes extension of the apprenticeship wage subsidy scheme
PUBLISHED: 10 March
It’s an impressive and welcome commitment, already contributing 100,000 positions since its commencement in October and is set to deliver a further 70,000 across the next six months – an extremely valuable boost to both local businesses and the broader economy. As part of its six-year partnership with Ai Group, Pact Group has recruited apprentices across Australia to invest in the skill capabilities it will need in the future to equ
Pact Group transforms 600 tonnes of plastic waste into recycled noise wall solution for Mordialloc Freeway
PUBLISHED: 01 March
Victoria is set to house Australia’s most sustainable noise walls thanks to innovative technology by Pact Group. Situated along Mordialloc Freeway, the walls will transform 570 tonnes of hard-to-recycle plastic materials into panels spanning 32,000 square metres. The initiative was developed by Major Roads Projects Victoria (MRPV) with assistance from Ecologiq, a Victorian Government initiative to optimise the use of recycled and reus
Pact Group expands capacity of locally sourced post-consumer recycled resin
PUBLISHED: 28 November
Pact is delighted to announce it has significantly expanded its capacity to process and recycle locally sourced post-consumer resin.
Pact Group named as one of Australasia’s Most Innovative Companies for the Seventh Consecutive Year
PUBLISHED: 09 August
The prestigious annual list, published by The Australian Financial Review and Boss Magazine, is based on a rigorous assessment process managed by Australia’s leading innovation consultancy, Inventium, in conjunction with a panel of industry expert judges. For the first time in 2019, organisations were ranked directly against their peers across ten industry lists.
Pact Group receive New Zealand Government funding to transition to 100% recycled rPET in its food packaging range
PUBLISHED: 15 July
Pact Group announces with funding received from the Waste Minimisation Fund (WMF) it now has the capability to use up to 100% locally sourced recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate (rPET) in food grade packaging.
Pact Group's Sustainability Division receive Government funding to expand recycling capacity
PUBLISHED: 27 June
Recycling a challenging waste stream such as soft-film plastics (low-density polyethylene or LDPE) has historically required exportation off-shore for processing. In the wake of China’s 2018 ban on importing packaging waste, Australia’s post-industrial and post-consumer soft-film plastic has been stockpiling and/or being sent to landfill.
Pact Group Attends ALDI's Building Sustainable Partnership Forum
PUBLISHED: 26 June
Representatives from Pact Group were delighted to be attend ALDI’s Building Sustainable Partnership Forum yesterday. At the event, ALDI Australia announced its sustainability commitments in front of more than 100 of its business partners.
Pact Joins New Action Group to Drive 2025 Packaging Targets
PUBLISHED: 26 June
Pact Group is part of a Collective Action Group that includes leading industry and government representatives tasked with developing a roadmap to drive the 2025 National Packaging Targets.