Geelong Plastic Recycling Initiative

Brett McLeanNews

A Geelong based plastic recycler, GT Recycling, is setting new standards in the recycling of waste packaging scrap, much of which was destined to landfill, or exported to be processed in other countries. Supported with a Grant from the Australian Packaging Covenant and Sustainability Victoria, GT Recycling has expanded its existing recycling operations in Geelong with the addition of a … Read More

APC supports plastics recycling project

Brett McLeanNews

The Australian Packaging Covenant (APC) is working closely with Sustainability Victoria to support sustainable packaging projects to increase recycling rates and reduce packaging litter. Two innovative projects that address the recycling of flexible plastics will collectively receive $848,130 in joint funding. GT Recycling, in Geelong, is turning packaging for rice and grains, and bulk industrial and reusable shopping bags, into Polypropylene … Read More

Flexible Polypropylene Packaging Recycling

Brett McLeanNews

The Australian Packaging Covenant has partnered with Sustainable Victoria to fund this project to increase recycling rates and reduce post-consumer packaging to landfill. Funding recipient GT Recycling is an innovative plastic recycling company, with its processing operations in Geelong. With collection infrastructure operating throughout Victoria, the company has identified an opportunity to significantly boost flexible polypropylene packaging recycling by around 1,500 … Read More