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Plastic Free Elsternwick is a trial version of our program which has been initiated upon request by Glen Eira City Council, Melbourne. 

The 6-month project will work with select retailers in a defined area (Elsternwick) within the Glen Eira LGA. The goal is to enable Council to obtain measurable results to determine what a full-scale program may achieve over space and time, and gauge community and stakeholder views. 

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Name: Plastic Free Elsternwick

Community: Elsternwick (Glen Eira, Melbourne)

Project Initiated: October 2019.

Project Model: 6-month trial program, operating with 18 participating businesses on Glen Huntly Road. 

Funding Body: Glen Eira City Council. 

impact

Our project started in October 2019 so it's too soon for data (indicators below are placeholders), but stay tuned for updates.

Our current impact (as at Oct 1, 2019) is... ​

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If you're not in our trial, it doesn't mean you have to miss out!

 

We've put together a few resources for any other food retailers in Glen Eira who want to reduce their single-use plastic. 

Plastic Free Guide
A quick guide to help food retailers reduce common plastics
BioPak Composting
Reduce food & packaging waste through composting
Cost Comparisons
Cost comparisons of plastic vs compostable items
Recycle Soft Plastic
A back-of-house solution to recycling soft plastics
Returnr
A local swap & go reusable network for cups & containers

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