The following companies have taken the Operation Clean Sweep® pledge and have become program partners to help control pellet loss in Australia. Those with an option to click have provided an article highlighting their best practice examples which may be inspiring for your company. 

Australian Packaging Covenant

The Australian Packaging Covenant (APC) is a sustainable packaging initiative which aims to change the culture of business to design more sustainable packaging and increase recycling rates. Our purpose is to champion and lead packaging sustainability in Australia, creating industry-wide collaboration and inspiring change.

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Co-Ex Films Pty Ltd

Co-Ex Films Pty Ltd extrudes high quality multi-layered polyethylene film for food packaging and industrial applications.

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Covestro is a world-leading supplier of high-tech polymer materials: innovative, sustainable and diverse. Thanks to our global presence and close proximity to our customers, we are the partner of choice for a wide variety of industries. Our products and application solutions are used in many areas of modern life. 

In line with our vision “To make the world a brighter place,” we work on solutions to the challenges of our time – to push the boundaries of what is possible.

We help make cars lighter so they save fuel. Our insulation systems protect buildings against the heat and cold to reduce energy consumption. In entertainment electronics, our products support functionality, safety and sleek design.

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Dow Chemical (Australia) Pty Ltd.

Dow combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from the intersection of chemical, physical and biological sciences to help address many of the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, clean energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven, industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions.

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FNQ Plastics

FNQ Plastics are the leading plastics fabrication business in the Far North. We are passionate about providing long term solutions and working towards sustainability standards of excellence in our day to day operations.

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Innovia Films Ltd

Innovia Films is a leading global manufacturer of Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) films. supplying highly differentiated specialty products into the packaging, labels, tobacco overwrap and securities markets.

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LyondellBasell is one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies. LyondellBasell Australia Pty Ltd produces polypropylene at its Geelong plant, a base material used in the manufacture of countless goods and products that enhance the quality of life for people around the world.

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Plastic Forests

Plastic Forests has developed a unique, dry cleaning technology in Australia to recycle contaminated plastic films, previously destined for landfill. Plastic Forests’ innovative process at its new super-site at Albury enables its multinational clients to achieve their ‘zero waste to landfill’ goals, often for the first time globally. 

Plastic Forests is a winner of the 2017 Westpac Businesses of Tomorrow, the 2015 Australian Endeavour Award - Most Innovative Company and the Powercor Moira Shire Excellence in Innovation Award 2015.

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Qenos is Australia's exclusive manufacturer of polyethylene and a valued supplier of a diverse range of specialty polymers - the essential inputs that are indispensable to local industries such as food and beverage, construction, mining and energy, agriculture and water conservation.

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Visy Plastics

Visy Plastics is a leading, privately owned packaging and resource recovery company, with more than 120 sites across Australia, New Zealand, Thailand and Vietnam and trading offices across Asia, Europe and the USA. We seek to take responsibility for all stages of our products' lifespans and by developing an understanding of the full impact of how our products are made, used and disposed of we aim to minimise their environmental and social impact.

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