RETURN ALL PLASTIC BAGS
WHAT IS RETURN ALL PLASTIC BAGS?
RETURN ALL PLASTIC BAGS is a South Australian operated
recycling program, aiming to collect all post-consumer
soft plastics from South Australians and recycle them here
in South Australia.
WHAT DO WE COLLECT?
CLEAR OR COLOUR SOFT PLASTICS
We collect any CLEAR or COLOUR soft plastics bags and packaging from residents
Make sure they are clean and no food residual before disposal.
For commercial volume, please contact us for further arrangements.
WE DO NOT ACCEPT THE FOLLOWINGS:
NO BIODEGRADABLE PLASTICS
NO PLA/COMPOSTABLE PLASTICS
NO FOOD WASTE
NO HARD PLASTICS
NO FOIL BASED PLASTICS
NO FOIL LINED PLASTICS
NO COOLER BAGS
NO BLISTER PACKS
NO POOL TOYS
NO SWIMMING WEARS
NO CHIPS PACKS
NO COFFEE BEAN BAGS
NO FOAM PACKAGING
NO MEAT PACKAGING
NOT MEAT TRAYS
NO WINE BLADDERS
NO RUBBER/LAXTEX GLOVES
NO WET PLASTICS
NO PLASTIC CONTAINERS
In our everyday evolving world, there are never ending new packaging being designed and used. So the No list unfortunately can go on forever, please "when in doubt, just leave it out" or contact us for answer.
How do we collect?
The drop off locations are located at the front of the participating stores. We ask you to separate your soft plastics and avoid the items mentioned on the above;
CLEAR AND COLOUR SOFT PLASTICS
Place them into the plastics frame provided at the drop off locations.
It is important to separate the soft plastics to enhance the recycle value of the plastics.
Why do we collect?
Soft plastics is a common plastic waste
and not of them are easy to recycle. YCA Recycling
had teamed up with Your Local Supermarkets to set up
drop off locations at the front of the participating
stores to receive soft plastics from the consumers.
Your Local Supermarkets will take the responsibility
to collect and recycle the soft plastics that has
How do we recycle?
Return All Plastic Bags aims to up-cycling all the soft plastics collected from you.
All collected soft plastics will be sent to YCA Recycling in Wingfield for further sorting and re-processing.
CLEAR AND OLOUR SOFT PLASTICS > we recycle into low grade plastic granules for making recycled plastic product.
It is a complex process; It is a costly process; and it requires a lot of effort to turn plastic waste into a product for sale. Hence, we are asking your assistance by bringing the correct soft plastics and avoid the non-acceptable items.
Where are we collecting?
Return All Plastic Bags program are currently running at Your LOCAL SOUTH AUSTRALIAN Supermarkets:
Thank you for your commitment to the Return All Plastics Bags program and soft plastics recycling!
Your effort has contributed to saving our landfill and supporting local recycling!