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
2018 Applause Winners Announced
PUBLISHED: 06 December
At Pact’s seventh annual Applause Awards last night, Kate Everitt was announced as the overall winner of the 2018 Program.
Pact's End of Waste White Paper profiled in Packaging News
PUBLISHED: 22 November
Pact’s End of Waste white paper details the key challenges faced by the industry, and market-wide solutions that can meet the rising expectations of government, retails and consumers to bring about End of Waste.
Pact Group Release End of Waste White Paper
PUBLISHED: 16 November
For many years Pact’s long-standing War on Waste strategy drove our innovation agenda. But the Group has set new, ambitious goals to drive change and lead the industry beyond the War on Waste to the End of Waste – a circular economy that will reuse, recycle and reduce landfill, without losing value.
Pact Group launch End of Waste Strategy and 2025 Sustainability Targets
PUBLISHED: 26 September
Pact Group has called for a cross-industry coalition to work towards the End of Waste, after hosting the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) Toward 2025 Industry Event and Australasian Recycling Label Launch in Melbourne today.
Pact Group to manufacture laundry liquid bottle from rHDPE for Earthwise
PUBLISHED: 13 September
Starting with 1 litre laundry liquid bottles, 75% of each bottle will be made from plastic sourced from recycled milk, juice and water bottles. The new bottles will be manufactured in New Zealand by Pact subsidiary Alto and will be available on shelf from October 2018.
Pact Group launch 100% rPET Haircare Bottles for Essano
PUBLISHED: 04 September
Pact group is proud to announce the launch of a new 300ml shampoo and conditioner bottle made from 100% recycled plastic.