An Exciting Milestone for Plastic Police
To all those that have been part of the journey or shown support over the years, thank you. Another exciting milestone for the Plastic Police program and a great opportunity to continue to make a difference in tackling plastic waste in the Hunter Region [and beyond] and developing circular economy solutions.
On Tuesday, 9th October 2019, Greg Piper MP presented Director and founder of Plastic Police, Samantha Cross [Cross Connections] a grant for $150,000 from the State Government’s ‘Waste Less Recycle More’ program. The grant was awarded for Plastic Police to conduct a new regional pilot programme. ‘Plastic Police Hunter’ project will engage with businesses and councils within the Hunter region so soft plastics can be collected and diverted from landfill and litter and turned into useful products such as asphalt, decking, wheel stops and outdoor furniture that can be purchased by businesses and councils.
The Plastic Police program closes the loop on problematic soft plastics which are becoming a major waste problem to our environment. We need to address the catastrophic impact plastics and micro-plastics are having on our environment.
Robyn Batterby – Look at you go! That’s awesome Sam!
Stephanie de Sousa – Amazing Sam. Hard work paying off.