Australia's environment ministers have backed a plan for all packaging to be "recyclable, compostable or reusable" within eight years as part of an effort to fix the nation's waste crisis.
|State and territory environment ministers meeting on Friday.|
The target was among a series of measures endorsed in a Friday meeting focused on boosting recycling in Australia after China recently decided to restrict imports of foreign waste.
The plan to transform packaging by 2025 or earlier is a "monumental call to action," said Brooke Donnelly, chief executive of industry body the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation, which will lead the effort.
Read the story by Fergus Hunter from The Age - “Environment ministers endorse plan to make all packaging recyclable by 2025.”