Packaging Waste Management

Cleanaway offers a market-leading sustainable packaging waste management solution, making it easy for businesses of all sizes to recycle their packaging waste. Our one-bin packaging waste management solution is suitable for businesses that produce a lot of packaging waste like cardboard, paper, plastic wrap, and polystyrene.


Cleanaway’s packaging waste solution

All businesses need to do is put their clean and dry packaging waste into the bin provided. Our collection service will then collect, sort and bale the materials – ready for domestic or export sale.


Packaging waste collected in this manner are of a higher quality, maximising their value for resale. By simplifying the recycling process, we make it easy for your business to achieve your sustainability targets.


Cleanaway’s packaging waste recycling service is supported by the National Packaging Covenant – a government and industry initiative to reduce the negative environmental effects of packaging on our environment.


Eligible packaging waste

Our sustainable packaging waste service is a great solution for businesses of all sizes, and is best suited for businesses that produce a lot of packaging waste. This includes retailers with large stocks that produce used packaging, as well as cardboard, paper, and eligible plastic packaging – call 13 13 39 to speak with a Cleanaway representative to learn more.

Our one-bin service includes:


    • Plastic packaging waste
      This service is available in selected locations. When plastic packaging waste is separated from other plastics and protected from liquids, it makes a higher grade of recyclable product and is even more valuable for creating new items. These include:

      • Plastic film
      • Pallet shrink wrap
      • Stretch wrap
      • Polystyrene packaging

      Learn more about the difference between rigid and soft plastic recycling here.