Only a third of Australia's plastic waste gets recycled
12 February, 2020
A study commissioned by the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation ﬁnds only 32% of plastic waste is recovered and recycled
The study estimated of ALL packaging waste in Australia, only 56% was recycled. Of that, 72% of paper packaging was recycled, but only 32% of plastics. At THINK, we believe it is the responsibility of everyone in our industry to bring 100% recyclable thinking into the design of the products, packaging and displays we manufacture.
Source: APCO Packaging Material, Flow Analysis 2018, February 28, 2019