Pact-Full-recycle

Reducing Waste Through Recycling Solutions.

Recycling

We view local waste as a resource and our world leading Recycling solutions unlock this value and consistently deliver high quality material to our customers at scale.

Locally sourced and verified recycled material is what consumers and brand owners are demanding. To deliver this at scale, we are investing in world leading sorting, washing and processing technologies to produce the highest quality, locally sourced recycled resins. Advanced polymer science and technical innovation allows us to lead the way in food safe recycling solutions. The PET plastic recycling facility that we’ve built with Cleanaway and Asahi is projected to recycle over 1 billion used PET bottles every year, replacing over 20,000 tonnes per annum of imported virgin plastic raw material.

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Every Year, Pact Recycles:

7,700

tonnes

of PET plastic.

13,000

tonnes

of HDPE plastic.

5,500

tonnes

of PP plastic.

7,200

tonnes

of LDPE plastic.

33,400

tonnes

of plastic recycled in total.

Our progress
towards our
2025 target

59%

Continuous progress

rPET

Pact recycles post-consumer and post-industrial Polyethylene terephathale (PET) products such as water and soft drink bottles, bakery trays and protein trays into high quality recycled food-grade resin. This is then remanufactured into water and soft drink bottles, fresh food punnets, bakery, confectionary and protein trays.

rHDPE

Pact recycles post-consumer and post-industrial High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) products such as milk, laundry and shampoo bottles into high quality recycled resin that can be remanufactured into food-grade applications such as milk and dairy containers and non food-grade categories such as personal and homecare bottles, lubricant containers, pipe and mobile garbage bins (MGBs).

rPP

Pact recycles post-consumer and post-industrial Polypropylene (PP) products including ice cream tubs, yoghurt containers, shopping and produce crates into high quality resins that can be remanufactured into plant pots, paint pails and material handling products such as bread, milk, produce crates and bins.

rLDPE

Pact recycles post-consumer and post-industrial Low-Density Polyethylene (LDPE) products such as pallet and shrink wrap and some soft plastics including shopping bags into high quality recycled resin that can be remanufactured into builders’ film, silage wrap, dampcourse, garage bags and other sheet products.

Technology

Pact Recycling is accelerating the plastics Circular Economy by investing in world class technology and platforms that unlock the value of post-consumer and post-industrial plastic.

In addition to building Australia’s largest PET recycling plant with our JV partners Cleanaway and Asahi, we’re also investing in NIR optical sorting technology, washing, extrusion and decontamination lines in our existing facilities to replace our region’s reliance on imported resins.

Building scaled solutions gives our Packaging and Reuse customers privileged access to locally recycled resins to create a successful local Circular Economy.

Optical
Flake Sorters

Cutting edge Near Infrared Red (NIR) recycling technology with multiple sensors to simultaneously sort plastic by colour, polymer and removing other contaminants (such as metals and paper).

Fimic Laser
Filters

Self-cleaning, automated melt filters deliver unrivalled contaminant filtration, resulting in higher quality recycled resin.

Gravimetric
Blenders

PLC controlled automated blending of multiple feedstocks produces consistent and customised homogenous recyclate blends.

Integrated PET
Recycling
Capability

Combining high tech sorting and state-of-the-art washing equipment produces the highest quality food-grade rPET packaging from post-consumer waste.

Joint Ventures:
Circular Plastics Australia

Circular Plastics Australia’s first facility will be the largest and most advanced PET recycling facility in Australia.

When Circular Plastics Australia (PET) is at full capacity in February 2022, this $58 million world-class recycling facility located in Albury-Wodonga will see the equivalent of around 1 billion PET plastic bottles recycled each year. The facility will increase the amount of locally sourced and recycled PET produced in Australia by two thirds – from around 30,000 tonnes currently to over 50,000 tonnes per annum.

Cleanaway

Cleanaway is Australia’s leading total waste management, industrial and environmental services company. Cleanaway’s mission is to make a sustainable future possible. By viewing waste as a resource, Cleanaway use their facilities and processes to transform it into valuable commodities. In the Circular Plastics Australia (PET) Joint Venture, Cleanaway will provide the plastic to be recycled through its collection and sorting networks.

Asahi

Asahi Beverages is one of the leading beverage companies in Australia and New Zealand. Asahi Beverages markets quality alcohol and non-alcohol beverages, boasting a strong portfolio of established household brands and innovative, new-to-market products. In the Circular Plastics Australia (PET) Joint Venture, Asahi Beverages and Pact will use the recycled plastic from the facility in their packaging.