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So far David Hodge has created 17 blog entries.

New plastic recycling solution among 12 projects funded by the Coles Nurture Fund

Coles announced today it would provide grants to 12 small and medium sized businesses which are instigating plans to improve sustainability, rebuild after bushfires and produce more Australian food and beverages. Recycling manufacturer Plastic Forests [...]

2020-07-13T16:08:23+10:00July 1st, 2020|

A new solution for plastic

Plastic Forests Managing Director David Hodge says China’s ban on waste forced him to change his business model from making mostly commodity products like resin to creating more value-added products. full article Infographic [...]

2020-03-05T09:25:29+11:00March 5th, 2020|

Plastic recyclers need to emphasise value rather than cost

The recent “circular economy” push will fail without significantly more market pull, according to the founder of Plastic Forests. Brent Balinski spoke to David Hodge.  Link

2020-03-05T09:28:12+11:00February 24th, 2020|

Recyclers tackle growing farm waste problem with innovative plastic products

Plastic is one of the most versatile tools on farms, with uses ranging from storing chemicals and transporting water to controlling weeds and protecting crops. But getting rid of it when it is no longer needed [...]

2019-07-05T10:19:48+10:00July 5th, 2019|

People power‘s key to solve plastic problem

Albury business sets a global example in dry-cleaning films. 'IMAGINE having to walk kilometres every time you needed water; would you be so willing to leave the tap running?' Plastic Forests managing director David Hodge [...]

2019-06-17T11:53:56+10:00June 17th, 2019|

How can we win the war on plastic waste?

When China banned the importation of plastic waste in January 2018, it sent shockwaves across the world. From1988, the country had taken half the world’s plastic garbage, recycling it into new products. Sounds like an [...]

2019-05-22T10:38:58+10:00May 22nd, 2019|

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