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South Australia passes plastics ban legislation 

September 10, 2020

South Australia has long been a leader in waste management and sustainable packaging reform and now has passed legislation to ban single-use plastics.

While debate on plastic bans had been delayed due to the global pandemic, now the state is set to ban single-use plastic items like straws, cutlery and stirrers from early 2021.

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Image of paper Endura straws and text South Australia bans single use plastics

Cut the Rubbish: How to maximise your packaging for recycling

September 4, 2020

The Australian Federal Government recently announced an investment of $190 million into a newly established Recycling Modernisation Fund (RMF).

As the fund looks to improve infrastructure for successful recycling, we are bringing you ways to cut the rubbish by choosing and maximising your packaging for recyclability.

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Image of Detpak's recyclable GO range

How to safely put on and take off a mask

August 21, 2020

Face masks can be an effective control measure in a community setting, as well as a healthcare setting, in preventing droplets of bodily fluids from escaping via the nose and mouth.

You may be asked to, or choose to, wear a mask to protect yourself and others. We have collaborated with SA Health to understand how to safely put on and take off a mask.

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How to don and doff a mask

Single-use plastic bans back on the agenda

August 13, 2020

Despite the impacts of COVID-19 seeing some delays in localised plastic bans, legislation is started to be debated again – with Queensland the latest to introduce legislation banning single-use plastics.

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Plastic Free July - Recyclable containers versus single-use

July 29, 2020

This Plastic Free July – your small actions lead to big change.

One small action you can take is choosing a recyclable container over a single-use equivalent.

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Plastic Free July – Why your plastic straw sucks

July 22, 2020

Used for only a few short minutes, yet taking several hundred years to break down, plastic straws have been at the heart of several modern environmental movements.

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A million masks a day

July 21, 2020

Detmold Medical is just a few short days away from increasing its capacity in mask manufacturing to one million masks a day.

The rapidly established facility is in the process of installing an additional 3 machines, taking the manufacturing plant to a total of twenty machines.

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Cut the Rubbish: Our July Champion

July 16, 2020

One year on from Seven Miles launching with RecycleMe™, we are pleased to celebrate them as this month’s Cut the Rubbish Champion.

Seven Miles is a specialty coffee roaster based on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, with micro-roasteries in Canberra & Brisbane.

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Image of Seven Miles RecycleMe cup being placed in a collection station

Plastic Free July - Choose to reduce plastic with RecycleMe™ cups

July 15, 2020

This Plastic Free July – your small actions lead to big change.

One small change your business can make is enabling your customers to recycle takeaway cups.

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Plastic Free July – Six things you need to consider when choosing a paper bag

July 8, 2020

This Plastic Free July – your small actions lead to big change.

One small action you can make is choosing a sustainable paper bag, over the single-use plastic alternatives.

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Gold for Detpak at PICA Awards

July 2, 2020

Last night the annual Printing Industry Craftsmanship Awards (PICA) saw Detpak win gold across categories of 123 Print, Printer of the Year Offset, Embellishment, Printer of the Year Packaging for South Australia.

Detpak Cartons was proud to win the most golds of any single packaging or label printer. 

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Five Impacts of Packaging in a Pandemic

June 30, 2020

Before the COVID-19 crisis, sustainability was top of mind for single-use packaging.

As regions looked to defeat the coronavirus, packaging choices became impacted to favour designs or substrates to address hygiene or consumer safety concerns – and minimise the likelihood of the virus’s survival on the packaging surface1.

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Premier Steven Marshall visits Detmold Medical facility

June 22, 2020

Today, Premier of South Australia Steven Marshall and Minister for Health Hon Stephen Wade visited the Detmold Medical facility.

Detmold Medical is set to become the nation’s largest supplier of surgical grade face masks, after receiving Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) registration for both its L3 surgical and N95+ face mask products.

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How the global pandemic is impacting the foodservice industry

June 11, 2020

The global coronavirus health crisis has had a significant impact on industries around the world with government mandated lockdowns accelerating some trends and adjusting others.

The world’s response to the pandemic has demonstrated what can be done differently and as we start to step back from restrictions, we take look at what the new normal could look like for the foodservice industry.

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Tour of the new state of the art Calvary Adelaide Hospital

June 3, 2020

Following the Detmold Group recently welcoming members of Calvary Health Care to tour our mask manufacturing facility, we were pleased to be recently hosted at the new state of the art Calvary Adelaide Hospital.

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Detmold Group are hosted by Calvary Health Care’s SA Regional CEO Sharon Kendall, SA Regional Business Development Manager Simone Hogarth and General Manager of Adelaide Calvary Hospital Tanya Brooks

His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC visits Detmold Medical

May 27, 2020

His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC, Governor of South Australia, today visited our Detmold Medical manufacturing facility.

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Hon David Ridgway visits Detmold Medical facility

May 20, 2020

Late last month South Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment the Hon David Ridgway visited the newly established Detmold Medical facility to see it transformed.

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Image of Hon David Ridgway visits Detmold Medical facility with Sascha Detmold Cox, Rodney Detmold, Zoe Detmold and Alf Ianniello

Cut the Rubbish: Breaking down plastics

May 5, 2020

Despite uncertain times, sustainability continues to be front of mind, and understanding plastics is high on the agenda.

We are here to cut the rubbish by breaking down the differences between plastics… including those that break down and those that don’t.

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Cut the Rubbish: Our April Champion

May 4, 2020

This month we head to Victoria to recognise DC Specialty Coffee Roasters' efforts with RecycleMe™ in Melbourne. We are pleased to name DC as our Cut the Rubbish Champion for April.

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Donation to New Zealand’s Food for Love

May 1, 2020

Food for Love is a New Zealand based organisation, providing meals to those in need in the Wanaka area.

A not-for-profit organisation, Food for Love supports those who may be struggling to care for themselves or a loved one by donating meals – often to those recovering from a medical issue, going through a difficult time, or who are in a vulnerable position.

We were pleased to recently support Food for Love with a donation of packaging.

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Mask Manufacturing Facility Established in Adelaide

April 28, 2020

The Detmold Group has rapidly established its mask manufacturing facility in Brompton, with machines arriving last week. With an increased need for personal protective equipment during the coronavirus health crisis, the Detmold Group is setting up for local production of masks in record time.

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A donation of food packaging to help those on the frontline

April 24, 2020

Dubai based food and events platform INKED is providing meals for healthcare workers in a bid to support the fight against the coronavirus.

In supporting their generous donations to the frontline, we were proud to donate takeaway food packaging.

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Getting your food on the move – A global outlook

April 22, 2020

As the coronavirus health crisis continues to effect how we all go about our daily lives, we wanted to take a look at countries around the globe, and how restrictions are impacting the foodservice industry.

For many countries, new social distancing regulations are forcing those in foodservice to reinvent the way they interact with their customer base.

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Partnering with the Restaurant Association of Singapore

April 21, 2020

As businesses look at how to get their food on the move in Singapore – we have a comprehensive range of packaging for takeaway and food delivery.

We are proud to have partnered with the Restaurant Association of Singapore to assist the food and beverage industry in adapting to changes in their service model during these unprecedented times.

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New face mask testing facility 

April 18, 2020

A face mask testing facility will be established in Adelaide – the first in Australia – to support the production of millions of respirator and surgical masks by the Detmold Group to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

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Detmold Group - Alf Ianniello – Chief Executive Officer and Sascha Detmold Cox – Director – Detmold Group

Support of Lentil As Anything

April 2, 2020

A restaurant chain with a difference, Lentil As Anything is continuing to support our community’s most vulnerable during the coronavirus health crisis.

Across their four locations in Victoria and New South Wales, Lentil As Anything is adjusting their business model to continue to support a fight against hunger and food waste.

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Detpak as part of the Detmold Group to make face masks in the fight against COVID-19

March 31, 2020

Iconic South Australian packaging company Detmold Group will employ up to 160 extra staff to produce millions of respirator and surgical masks to the South Australian and Federal Governments, to help stop the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Alf Ianniello – Chief Executive Officer and Sascha Detmold Cox – Director – Detmold Group

Cut the Rubbish: Our March Champion

March 30, 2020

This month we head to New Zealand to acknowledge Streetwise Coffee as our Cut the Rubbish Champion. Streetwise is one of New Zealand's most recognised takeaway coffee brands with 24 carts located across the country serving up quality coffee.

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What are we doing? A COVID-19 Update

March 27, 2020

Like all businesses, we are focused on looking after our communities and staying safe during these difficult times.

The essential restrictions on people’s movement and activity are having a particularly devastating effect on restaurants and retailers.

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Detpak addresses Australian National Plastics Summit 2020

March 6, 2020

Key industry stakeholders came together with government officials earlier this week at the National Plastics Summit to address Australia’s problem with single-use plastics.

Used to discuss several initiatives, from additional funding to support investment in recycling infrastructure, through to design and material considerations, the summit saw key-note addresses from notable figures across both Government and Industry to kick off conversations in collaboration to tackle plastics.

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Cut the Rubbish: Our February Champions

February 28, 2020

This month, we are celebrating the RecycleMe™ customers taking over the Sunshine Coast in Queensland.

February’s Cut the Rubbish Champions are The Island Surf and EspressoHappy Turtle Cafe, Good Bean's six sites in Birtinya, Mooloolaba, Kawana Waters, Nambour, Maroochydore Bigtop and Maroochydore Drive Thru.

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Victorian Government announces ‘Recycling Victoria’ policy

February 27, 2019

The Australian State of Victoria has this week announced a new waste policy, called ‘Recycling Victoria’.

Aimed at increasing rates of recycling and recovery of resources, while decreasing the amount of waste sent to landfill, the policy sets out key initiatives to be addressed over the next ten years.

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Detpak presents at Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation’s Workshop

February 13, 2020

An industry leader in sustainable packaging, Detpak representatives recently spoke at an APCO workshop to report on how Sustainable Packaging Guideline principles are applied in our design processes and general communications.

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) hosted workshops right across Australia to understand how their Sustainable Packaging Guidelines are used in the packaging industry.

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Loreto College launches Cut the Rubbish Campaign

February 5, 2020

Students of South Australia’s Loreto College will aim to significantly reduce waste sent to landfill at their school thanks to the launch of the Cut the Rubbish Campaign.

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What is on the menu for 2020? 

January 29, 2019

Designing innovative packaging solutions for the foodservice and FMCG industry since 1948, we take a look at some global packaging trends changing the state of play in 2020.

To assist you navigate the changing state of play in 2020, we’ve compiled our top five global packaging trends. These consider the environment, visual design, functionality and more.

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Cut the Rubbish: Tweed Heads Bowls Club – Our 2019 Champion

January 28, 2020

At Detpak, we continue to help our customers say no to landfill by offering sustainable alternatives for hard to recycle packaging products.

Launched in 2018, we continue to see our RecycleMe™ cups and collection system gather pace in Australia.

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China commits to phasing out single-use plastic items

January 23, 2020

China is currently the world’s largest producer of plastic pollution1.

But a recent announcement from the Chinese Government is aiming to address this by significantly reducing the amount of single-use plastic items contributing to pollution and landfill.

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Cut the Rubbish: Five tips for starting the New Year sustainably 

January 6, 2020

The year 2020 is now upon us and with the start of the new decade comes a wave of new year ambitions and resolutions.

Whilst 2019 saw us progress leaps and bounds in terms of sustainability; it only laid the foundations for the further improvements to be made.

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Missing the tram on cold cups

December 10, 2019

In 2017 popular ABC television series War on Waste filled a Melbourne tram with 50,000 coffee cups – demonstrating how many cups are used every 30 minutes in Australia.

Since then a debate about the solution for the difficult to recycle coffee cups has surfaced but seems to have missed covering the same problem in cold drink cups.

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Your guide to pairing carry bags with our food packaging range

December 4, 2019

With over 100 bags for you to choose from, we've created this guide to help you pair our most popular carry bags with our foodservice range.

To assist you with choosing the right bag, we've put together this simple guide on pairing foodservice packaging products with our sustainable carry bags.

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Detmold Group recognised at 2019 APCO Awards

November 21, 2019

Detpak as part of the Detmold Group was proud to be recognised at the 2019 Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) Awards. 

The annual awards event, held in Melbourne last night, recognised Australian businesses working in sustainable packaging design, recycling initiatives and product stewardship programs to develop sustainable supply chains.

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Detmold Group's Anna Falkiner, APCO Director Andrew Petersen, and Detmold Group's Tom Lunn at the APCO Awards 2019

Australia’s National Waste Policy Action Plan released

November 20, 2019

Following National Recycling Week, a National Waste Policy Action Plan has been released to provide a framework for collective action on waste management, recycling and resource recovery.

The plan outlines actions and targets as identified in the National Waste Policy of 2018.

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Cut the rubbish: Return mail is not just for fashion - now return your takeaway cups

November 19, 2019

We’re making it simpler to cut the rubbish and save billions of takeaway cups from landfill with our RecycleMe™ Collection Bag Service.

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Australia celebrates National Recycling Week

November 11, 2019

From November 11 Australia is celebrating its 24th National Recycling Week – an environmental initiative from Planet Ark.

The event aims to bring a national focus to the benefits of recycling, with this year's theme of Recycling Mythbusters.

Recycling is a great way to responsibly dispose of packaging and allow the valuable materials used in manufacturing to live again.

Image of recyclable Endura carton ahead of National Recycling Week

The carton delivering a whole lot of crunch

October 30, 2019

The popularity of food delivery continues to grow – with the global revenue growth rate anticipated to remain high at 9.9% per year until 2023.

One of the most commonly ordered items is chips yet consumers consistently find that their chips arrive soggy.

Detpak has introduced the Keep Crunch Carton – designed for delivery and promoting a crunchier chip.

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Image of new Detpak Keep Crunch Carton to keep chips crisp

New Plastics Economy Global Commitment Progress Report

October 25, 2019

Detpak as part of the Detmold Group is proud to be a signatory to the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment.

As part of our commitment, we continue to use the Waste Management Hierarchy, encouraging our customers to 'avoid, reduce, reuse, recycle, compost, recover, landfill'.

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Seven Miles Coffee support the SurfAid Cup with RecycleMe™

October 24, 2019

RecycleMe™ customer Seven Miles Coffee sponsored the USANA SurfAid Cup in Manly last week, serving up fresh coffees to contestants, spectators and officials in their RecycleMe™ cups.

On Friday 18th October, Manly played host to SurfAid, a worldwide surfing competition to raise funds to help support their Mother and Child Health Programs - bringing clean water and sanitation, basic healthcare and improved nutrition to remote areas with some of the highest mortality rates in the world.

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Image of Seven Miles staff with RecycleMe cups at SurfAid

New Zealand celebrates National Recycling Week

October 21, 2019

This week New Zealand is celebrating National Recycling Week encouraging New Zealanders to be conscious of their disposal practices and adopt effective recycling habits.

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Victoria prepares to ban the bag

September 25, 2019

Lightweight, single use plastic bags will be banned in Victoria from November 1 – following an announcement in June from the State Government preparing foodservice brands for the ban.

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Cut the Rubbish with Seven Seeds Coffee

September 18, 2019

We draw the line at landfill - and are proud to have Seven Seeds Coffee onboard to help us cut the rubbish with RecycleMe™. 

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UK’s top latte art baristas compete in sustainable smackdown

September 11, 2019

The Detpak RecycleMe™ UK Smackdown Champion title was taken out by underdog, Kunthea Seng, at the launch event hosted in partnership with Taylor St Baristas.

Launching the RecycleMe™ cups into the UK market with a bang, the packed timetable of 32 entries at Detpak's first UK smackdown made for fierce competition between some of the nation’s top baristas.

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Cut the rubbish: Common sustainable packaging terms

August 22, 2019

It is easy to feel lost in a tirade of sustainable packaging terms. We know customers want to do the right thing in choosing sustainable packaging, but it can be difficult to know the difference between a product claiming it is biodegradable, compostable, degradable or recyclable.

We are here to cut the rubbish on common sustainable packaging terms and what these end of life options actually mean for our environment.

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Cut the rubbish: Five things you should know about compostable cups

August 8, 2019 

With continuing concerns around single-use packaging and the impact on our environment, there has been a big shift in the market with increasing demands for sustainable alternatives.

There is a big question mark around recycling vs composting, what is the difference and what is the right disposal option for food packaging, specifically takeaway cups. We are here to cut the rubbish and bring you the facts on ‘compostable’ cups.

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Detpak launches RecycleMe™ in the UK with a latte art smackdown

August 6, 2019

Some of the UK's top baristas will show off their skills in latte art 'smackdown' competition with a sustainable twist.

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Cut the Rubbish: What happens to takeaway cups in kerbside recycling?

July 31, 2019

Are coffee cups recyclable? This has been the question on everyone’s lips for some time now and in short the answer is no (unless you are using RecycleMe™ cups and system!). Continuing our efforts to cut the rubbish, we are taking you behind the scenes to explain how recycling takes place.

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Diagram of a Materials Recycling Facility

'Plastic free' cup lining technology trialled by Detpak

July 26, 2019

Continuing to operate at the forefront of innovation for sustainable packaging, Detpak is constantly assessing new cup technologies.

The RecycleMe™ System remains the only system guaranteeing collected cups will be recycled and can live again as paper products, within existing infrastructure.

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Peter from Rio Coffee assisting Detpak with cup trials

Thanks South Australia for committing to ban single-use plastic products

July 10, 2019

We’re pleased to have our headquarters in a state committed to our environment.

This week the South Australian Government has committed to single-use plastic bans following the release of Green Industries SA’s single-use plastics consultation summary report.

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Well Done SA- we champion recyclable products

Plastic free July - Hidden plastics in packaging

July 1, 2019

Not-for-profit organisation the Plastic Free Foundation is encouraging people and organisations to commit to Plastic Free July under the theme of ‘Your Challenge, Your Way’. 

Our challenge to consumers and organisations is to look for the hidden plastics in their takeaway food packaging. 

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Detpak promote sustainable packaging at Foodservice Australia tradeshow

June 25, 2019

Thanks to all who joined us at Stand R1 to learn about sustainable packaging options at Foodservice Australia. 

The Australian Government has legislated for all packaging to be reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025, in line with a global movement away from single-use plastic packaging, led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. 

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Image of Detpak stand at Foodservice Australia with RecycleMe banner in the background

New Zealand is moments away from banning the bag

June 14, 2019

New Zealand is banning single-use plastic bags from July 1, 2019.

With the country currently using over 750million plastic bags a year, or the equivalent of 150 per person in New Zeland, the plastic bag ban will protect from pollution of coastal and marine environments. 

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How Detmold beats air pollution this World Environment Day

June 5, 2019

World Environment Day is a United Nations initiative to increase awareness for a need to protect and improve our environment.

The theme in 2019 is around beating air pollution – chosen by this year’s host, China.

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Cut the rubbish: Why recycling is the best option for takeaway cups

May 30, 2019

As part of our ongoing commitment to demystify the topic of packaging; how to source it, how to use it and most importantly, how to dispose of it, we have cut the rubbish with a simple explanation of cup options.

The Waste Management Hierarchy is a great reference tool to ensure you are doing the right thing when it comes to the end of your cup’s life. It sets out options for dealing with packaging waste (such as takeaway cups), in order from most to least preferable for sustainability.

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RecycleMe™ cuts the rubbish on takeaway cups

May 20, 2019

There is a dizzying array of information floating around about sustainability and doing the right thing for our environment. 

So, let’s cut the rubbish.

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RecycleMe™ receives Special Commendations in Packaging Innovation and Design Awards

May 3, 2019

The RecycleMe™ System has recently been recognised with a Special Commendation award by the Australian Institute of Packaging.

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Takeaway cups recycled at the World Barista Championship

April 12, 2019 

RecycleMe™ took to a global stage at the Specialty Coffee Association Expo and World Barista Championship in Boston from April 11. 

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RecycleMe™ appears at the Australian Circular Fashion Conference

March 21, 2019

Detpak’s RecycleMe™ System took front of stage at the Australian Circular Fashion Conference. 

With delegates discussing how the fashion industry keeps sustainability on the agenda, attendees were provided with coffee thanks to Veneziano Coffee Roasters and The Coffee Mob in RecycleMe™ cups. 

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Detpak commits to the New Plastics Economy

18 March, 2019

The Detmold Group was recently announced as a signatory to the New Plastics Economy.

This global initiative, by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, investigates how applying circular economy principles will reduce negative impacts of plastic use.

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Planet Ark endorses RecycleMe™

4 February, 2019

Detpak’s award-winning RecycleMe™ System provides an environmental solution for takeaway coffee cups and lids, and is now endorsed by leading environmental foundation Planet Ark. 

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South Australian Government looks at single use plastics

24 January, 2019 

As a proud South Australian, family owned company specialising in sustainable paper and board packaging, the Detmold Group support the SA Government’s push to ban single-use plastic products.

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Over 300,000 cups recycled

6 January, 2019

We are proud to announce that over 300,000 cups have successfully been recycled as part of the RecycleMe™ System. 

Since launching with Australia and New Zealand in November of 2018, already consumers are ensuring their cup is correctly placed in a collection system to guarantee the recycling of these cups. 

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RecycleMe™ - Cup today. Paper tomorrow. 

29 November, 2018

The RecycleMe™ System sees takeaway cups recycled as part of existing recycling procedures in Australia.

Currently Australians are sending billions of takeaway cups to landfill every year.

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Takeaway cups for Veneziano provide a two-fold solution

12 November, 2018

Veneziano Coffee Roasters have launched with a new cup range, solving two significant challenges within the coffee industry. 

The specialty coffee roastery is now providing takeaway coffee cups in Detpak’s Precision Series, now available with the innovative new RecycleMe™ lining. 

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Streetwise Coffee launches across 23 locations in New Zealand

5 November 2018

Coffee cups across New Zealand can now be collected and successfully recycled into copy paper thanks to the launch of Detpak’s RecycleMe™ System.

New Zealand is currently sending around 200million takeaway cups to landfill every year. 

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Consumer walking away from Streetwise Coffee cart with RecycleMe cup

RecycleMe™ launched in the United Kingdom

28 September, 2018

Our RecycleMe™ System was recently launched in the United Kingdom with an event at Taylor Street Baristas. 

The event saw three-time United Kingdom Barista Champion Maxwell Colonna-Dashwood and three-time Australian Barista Champion Craig Simon speak to attendees about the latest innovations in the specialty coffee industry.

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Image of Craig Simon, Maxwell Colonna Dashwood and Detpak's Clint Hendry at the Taylor Street Barista launch event

RecycleMe™ captures attention at Fine Food Australia 

September 14, 2018 

Thanks for dropping by stand HG34 at Fine Food Australia. 

We had a great time talking about RecycleMe™ with visitors of the Detpak stand and explaining our recycling solution for takeaway cups in Australia. 

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Detpak Stand at Fine Food Australia 2018

Detmold Group recognised with Sustainable Packaging Excellence  

September 5, 2018

Parent company of Detpak, The Detmold Group, was recognised with the pinnacle award from the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) for Sustainable Packaging Excellence.

South Australian family owned business the Detmold Group also took out APCO’s Manufacturer Sustainability Award for the second year in a row.

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Australian States introduce plastic bag bans - but consumers are concerned about plastic use in store

August 1, 2018

The plastic bag ban came into effect on July 1 for Queensland and Western Australia. 

But – now that the ban is in place, there still seems to be some confusion as major retailers are still handing out plastic bags. 

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RecycleMe™ cups recyled by Australian Paper

July 12, 2018

We’re pleased to announce that 250,000 of our RecycleMe™ hot cups have been successfully recycled by Australian Paper. 

These cups were successfully collected and shredded by Shred-X and recycled as part of a commercial quantity trial at the Australian Paper, Maryvale Paper Mill.

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Discounts at QSR Media Detpak Conference

June 1, 2018

Ahead of the QSR Media Detpak Conference and Awards, we're pleased to extend an offer to our key partners to attend this event in 2018.

Occuring in Sydney on June 13, the QSR Media Detpak Conference provides an opportunity to hear from some of Australia's most successful brands and experience insights from the top leaders in the quick service and fast casual dining industry. 

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KFC Australia Supplier of the Year

May 17, 2018

Detpak was recently announced as the KFC Australia Supplier of the Year for 2018.

At the awards ceremony, KFC’s Michael Aungle said about Detpak receiving the award:

“Detpak’s innovation is the stuff of legend.” 

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Precision Series wins in Seattle

April 23, 2018

Detpak’s new Precision Series hot cups have taken out the 'Best New Product - Coffee Accessory' Award at the Specialty Coffee Association Expo in Seattle.

This award came following local recognition in the People’s Choice Award and 2nd in the Judges Choice of the Product Innovation Awards at the Melbourne International Coffee Expo in March. 

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Adelaide's Glenn Bailey takes out final of the Precision Series Smackdowns

March 30, 2018

Adelaide’s Glenn Bailey has secured a spot in the reality television program Barista & Farmer after winning the final of the Detpak Precision Smackdown Series at the Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE). 

The barista from Grinders Coffee thrilled audiences at the Detpak Stand at MICE, completing the cupping round and correctly identifying faults from twelve cups of coffee in just 19 seconds. 

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Image of Adelaide's Glenn Bailey winning the Precision Series Smackdown final. He s standing with Adam Genovese from Genovee coffee and Clint Hendry

Detpak launches Precision Smackdown Series

January 30, 2018

Detpak’s new Precision Series promotes the ultimate in coffee taste and experience.

In recognising the challenge faced by baristas to replicate an in-cafe taste experience in a takeaway cup, Detpak have launched their new cup range – the Precision Series.

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Discounts for Detpak Customers at QSR Media Awards 2018

November 29, 2017

Our valued customers and partners are eligible for a 15% discount on tickets to Asia’s largest fast food and casual dining conference.

With speakers from Google, Euromonitor International, NPD Group, KFC, Subway and other major brands, this full day event will be packed with insightful presentations and panel discussions.

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Make the Move to Paper

November 17, 2017

We champion paper and board products as the preferred packaging solution as paper is a renewable resource.

With plastic bag bans or levies being introduced across many regions, we’re pleased to offer a 100% renewable, compostable and recyclable alternative. Our bags can be reused, can feature custom printing and are very strong – carrying up to 10kg!

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In Clear View

November 6, 2017

Our new Window Det-PouchTM means your products are always in view.

Consumers want food and packaging to enhance their busy modern-day lifestyle and allow them to eat on the go or in the office.

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A Fresher Look

November 3, 2017

Our versatile Endura range comes in a range of products including trays, cartons, chip cups and boxes, and is now available in white.

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From Home to Phone

October 27, 2017

Detpak is responding to an upward trend in the popularity of food delivery with tailored packaging solutions.

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QSR Media Detpak Awards and Conference

June 30, 2017

The QSR Media Detpak Awards, held last week, recognises and celebrates the very best of the Australian quick service and fast casual restaurant industry. 

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Detpak at QSR Media Awards

Detpak's Ron Tremaine (C) with Sumo Salad’s Lawrence Mitchell (L), and Justine Charlton of QSR Media.

KFC Australia recognises Detpak's contribution

June 23, 2017

At KFC Australia's recent awards night, Detpak Australia was recognised for an outstanding contribution to KFC’s growth and brand performance. 

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Detpak's Ben Suttell (centre) with KFC's Michael Aungle (left) and Michael Clark (right).

Focus on environmental awareness at HOFEX

May 25, 2017

Earlier this month, Detpak exhibited at HOFEX, Asia’s leading food and hospitality tradeshow.

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Detpak staff Kimmy Leung, Sue Chen, Anky Feng, and Sarah Moran at HOFEX

Detpak-designed KFC Go Bucket wins Good Design Selection

May 15, 2017

The KFC Go Bucket recieved a Good Design Selection in the Communication Design Category, in the 2017 Good Design Awards.

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KFC Go bucket
Good Design Award Certificate

Detpak NZ named Supplier of the Year for Restaurant Brands Ltd

April 20, 2017

The Detpak New Zealand team was named Supplier of the Year for its biggest customer, Restaurant Brands Ltd which operates KFC, Carl’s Jnr, Pizza Hut and Starbucks in New Zealand, and their award night recently.

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Detpak's Daniel Cross and Natasha Lewis (R) with Restaurant Brands Group Supply Chain Manager Leonie Reyneke


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