Soft plastic recycling back thanks to collaboration

Soft plastic recycling has returned to Dunedin following a three-year hiatus after local business owners decided to work together for the greater good.


Mayor Aaron Hawkins hailed the scheme as an excellent example of local businesses collaborating to reduce their impact on the environment.

Packaging Forum chief executive Rob Langford said Dunedin consumers had been repeatedly asking when the soft plastic recycling scheme would return.

He was pleased to announce it was back, three years after it was scrapped because of logistical challenges.


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