Sustainable packaging business Pact Group has committed to a 50 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions in Australia and New Zealand by 2030.
Up to 18,000 tonnes of recycled plastic could be used in Woolworths’ own brand packaging each year as part of a proposed partnership between Woolworths Group and Pact. Read more
Woolworths has launched new locally made compostable fruit and vegetable bags in South Australian stores.
A Woolworths BYO container trial will help customers at Tasmanian stores cut plastic in their regular shop. Read more
Woolworths has removed single-use plastic picnicware from sale nationwide in a move set to eliminate about 2.1 million kilograms of plastic annually. Read more
Woolworths Group is backing a new Australian plastic recycling start-up using science to reduce the need for new plastic to be produced.
Along with the lifesaving message to change the batteries in your smoke alarm this year, Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley is urging households to take an extra safety step and recycle the batteries.
About 360,000 tonnes of waste has been diverted from landfill in the past year, as part of Woolworths Group’s drive to ‘grow greener’.