Cutting Through Plastic

Singleton Council’s War on Plastic Soft plastics will be targeted in Singleton Council’s latest initiative to reduce waste with the official launch of a new alliance with Plastic Police Partnerships on Wednesday morning. >more       ABOVE: Samantha Cross from Plastic Police Partnerships and Mayor of Singleton, Cr Sue Moore, officially cut the plastic…

A NEW Alliance

Singleton declares war on soft plastics under new alliance with Plastic Police Singleton Council is continuing to strengthen its approach to waste management under a new alliance to collect soft plastics to be recycled into useful products for the community, such as outdoor furniture. The new agreement between Council and Plastic Police will be officially…

Wasting Opportunities

WHEN IT COMES TO WASTE, ARE YOU WASTING OPPORTUNITIE$? When it comes to managing and reducing business costs, all too often the costs associated with managing waste generated in day to day activities are inadvertently overlooked.  Few companies are closely looking at their waste streams.  It’s fairly safe to say there aren’t too many companies…

WMAA Woman of the Year Award

The Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) Award, was last night bestowed upon Samantha Cross of Cross Connections, at a gala ceremony at the Melbourne Art Centre. The coveted award is presented to a woman who has made a significant contribution to environmental sustainability in Australia over the past five years. >read more To read Waste…

Groundbreaking Recycling Process

A ground-breaking collection and recycling process for soft plastics is at the heart of a community engagement programme that has received considerable publicity around the Hunter region of NSW during National Recycling Week. The Plastic Police Partnerships programme engages with schools, councils, business, government and community groups, to manage soft plastic packaging waste not currently…