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Non-Alcoholic Beverages Industry Celebrates Landmark Bottle to Bottle Recycling Facility

11 March 2022

FRIDAY, 11 MARCH 2022, SYDNEY: The Australian Beverages Council Limited (ABCL) is excited to have been present at the opening of the state-of-the-art PET recycling facility unveiled in Albury, NSW by Circular Plastics Australia. A joint venture between Coca-Cola Europacific Partners, Asahi Beverages, Pact Group Holdings Ltd and Cleanaway Waste Management Ltd, this facility has […]

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NATIONAL OBESITY PREVENTION STRATEGY REGRETTABLY IGNORES BEVERAGES INDUSTRY EFFORTS  

8 March 2022

TUESDAY, 8 MARCH 2022, SYDNEY:  The Australian Beverages Council Limited (ABCL) welcomes the release of the National Obesity Prevention Strategy 2022-2032 (NOPS), to reduce the prevalence of obesity among the Australian population over the next decade.   “Obesity is complex and multi-factorial. The Strategy attempts to address those complexities through a comprehensive framework but the beverages […]

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Non-Alcoholic Beverages Industry Celebrates Investment in Northern Territory Recycling Infrastructure

11 February 2022

FRIDAY, 11 FEBRUARY 2022, SYDNEY: Understanding the need for a comprehensive material recovery infrastructure throughout the whole of Australia, the Australian Beverages Council Limited (ABCL) is pleased to acknowledge the landmark investment recently made by the Federal Government’s Recycling Modernisation Fund into the Northern Territory. Earmarking funding for the Northern Territory solidifies the government’s dedication […]

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Non-Alcoholic Beverages Industry Welcomes Australian Economic Accelerator

2 February 2022

WEDNESDAY, 02 FEBRUARY 2022, SYDNEY: Citing a need to provide financial certainty to businesses looking to innovate new products, the Australian Economic Accelerator announced yesterday by the Federal Government is an initiative the Australian Beverages Council Limited (ABCL) believes will further drive innovation in the non-alcoholic beverages space. The program’s target area, the “Valley of […]

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Barriers to Beverage Industry Circularity Are Complex

1 February 2022

The following article was written by Australian Beverages Council CEO Geoff Parker for Inside Waste TUESDAY, 1 FEBRUARY 2021 Everywhere you look in Australia, recycling and container deposit schemes (CDS) are a hot topic with a range of commentators sharing their two, or 10 cents. With Victoria and Tasmania launching their schemes within the next […]

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Non-Alcoholic Drinks Industry Welcomes Inclusion In COVID Critical Industry List

24 January 2022

MONDAY, 24 JANUARY 2022, SYDNEY: The Australian Beverages Council (ABCL), representing the non-alcoholic drinks industry across our nation, welcomes the revision to the COVID critical industries list to include beverage manufacturing, announced yesterday by the Queensland Health Minister and which came into effect today. “Beverage manufacturing is a vitally important industry in Queensland and supports […]

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