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?
· COLOUR SOFT PLASTICS
If it can be scrunched, it's soft plastics,
· FOIL TYPE
Any soft plastics with foil lining.
PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR PLASTICS ARE CLEAN BEFORE DROP OFF AND REMEMBER NOT TO INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:
NO BIO-DEGRADABLE (FOR LANDFILL PURPOSE ONLY)
NO COMPOSTABLE (FOR GREEN BIN ONLY)
NO FOOD RESIDUAL (FOR GREEN BIN ONLY)
NO HARD PLASTICS (FOR YELLOW BIN ONLY)
How do we collect?
The drop off locations are located at the front of the selected Foodland stores. We ask you to separate your soft plastics into 3 categories;
COLOUR SOFT PLASTICS
Place them separately into the three plastic frames 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 easy to recycle. Foodland have teamed
up with YCA Recycling to set up drop off locations
at the front of the Foodland stores to receive
soft plastics from the consumers. Foodland will
take the responsibility to collect and recycle
all soft plastics that has been sold from Foodland
and other supermarkets.
All collected soft plastics will be sent to YCA Recycling in Wingfield for further sorting and re-processing.
How do we recycle?
Return All Plastics Bags aims to up-cycling all
the soft plastics collected from you.
COLOUR SOFT PLASTICS > we recycle into low grade plastic granules
for making recycled plastic product.
FOIL TYPE > we recycle into energy due to composite plastics are involved.
Where are we collecting?
Return All Plastics Bags program are currently running on
numerous of Foodland Stores.
Please refer to the list below to find your nearest participating stores:
Norwood Foodland, located in Norwood Place, 161/169 The Parade, Norwood SA 5067
Mitcham Foodland, located in Mitcham Square Shopping Centre, 119 Belair Rd, Torrens Park SA 5062
Angaston Foodland, located at 57 Murray St, Angaston SA 5353
Tanunda Foodland, located at 119 Murray St, Tanunda SA 5352
Kapunda Foodland, located at 113 Main St, Kapunda SA 5373
The list will continue.
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!