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Reusable venue and event cup nominated for sustainability award

The ingenuity and impact of WISE - It’s in Your Hands reusable cups has been independently recognised and acknowledged with the initiative named as a 2019 Banksia Sustainability Awards finalist.

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‘CONCLUSION: WE NEED A REUSE REVOLUTION!’

The plastics crisis we are already in shows that the promise of recycling has already failed.

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Reusable plastic cups are better for the environment than ‘swaps’ – even wooden cutlery, Greenpeace report says

Many feel virtuous when they opt for wooden cutlery over disposable plastic, and supermarkets across the country are redesigning their packaging to be on-trend.

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Companies are promoting false solutions to plastic waste

They may sound progressively eco-friendly, but a new Greenpeace report explains why they're not.

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Racecourse operator turfs out single-use plastic cups

Effective immediately, WISE will supply re-usable beverage cups to all public areas at the four racecourses.

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Australian Turf Club gets WISE

Australian Turf Club to supply re-usable beverage cups to all public areas at four racecourses.

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AUSTRALIAN TURF CLUB INTRODUCES NEW CUPS FOR EVEREST CARNIVAL

The Australian Turf Club has partnered with WISE to help eliminate single-use beverage plastics from its venues and events whilst enhancing the customer experience with better beverage vessels.

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UP for the Cup!

Each year enough single-use, disposable PET (polyethylene terephthalate) plastics cups sold at Australian stadiums could fill the MCG to its brim.

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Word to the WISE: Craig Lovett, Stuart Kull Introduce Reusable Cups to Australian Venues

As nations and businesses roll relentlessly towards the removal of plastics from the environment as part of the global war on waste, internationally decorated venue industry leaders Craig Lovett and Stuart Kull have commenced the elimination of PET (polyethylene terephthalate) disposable single-use beverage cups from all Australian stadia, festivals, and concerts.

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Coca-Cola commits to 70% recycled plastic bottles by the end of 2019

Coca-Cola Australia has announced a series of updates to its ‘A World Without Waste’ sustainable packaging program across almost all of its drink brands.

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Coca-Cola doubling up on recycled plastic

Beverage giant Coca-Cola is doubling the amount of recycled plastic it uses across its Australia beverage arm, with seven in 10 drink bottles to be made from 100 per cent recycled materials by the end of the year.

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EU Parliament votes to ban single-use plastic

Members of the European Parliament have voted in favour of a law banning single-use plastics commonly found on European beaches including drinking straws, cutlery and abandoned fishing gear.

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Seb Costello talks WISE initiative with Eddie & Darce

Listen to our Triple M interview.

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Launceston councillors vote to phase out single-use plastics at events and festivals

PLASTIC cutlery, plates, cups and straws will be banned from all events sponsored by the City of Launceston, or held on the council’s land, within three years.

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Eco Cups Huge Success At 2019 HSBC Sydney 7s

Earlier this year Rugby Australia joined forces with the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW and WISE to trial Eco Cups at the 2019 HSBC Sydney 7s.

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ABC Interview

Listen to our interview with ABC

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‘Beer snakes’ caught

There’s a new argument brewing on the horizon – the fate of the “beer snake”.

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Sydney Showground Goes Eco Friendly & Bans Single-Use Plastics

Australia’s Sydney Showground has continued its efforts to become more environmentally friendly, partnering with WISE to ban single-use disposable plastic drinking cups.

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RIP Beer Snake: Plastic Cups Banned From Sydney Showground

It truly is the end of an era: the Sydney Showground has announced a plastic cup ban that will see the end of the beer snake.

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Sydney Showground plastic ban threatens crowd tradition

The Sydney Showground has reportedly struck a deal to ban all plastic from its events and bars, which could put an end to the beer snake.

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Media Release: Sydney Showground’s environmental lead is In Your Hands

Re-usable beverage cup supplier, WISE – It’s In Your Hands, is set to transform the Australian major sports and outdoor events industry following a multi-year agreement with Sydney Showground.

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Plastic drinking cups removed from Sydney Showground

In a major environmental breakthrough, single-use disposable plastic drinking cups are being eliminated from Sydney Showground venue run outlets and bars.

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Snakes on the wane

Sydney's Showgrounds reusable cups spell end for Aussie icon.

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Sydney Showground removes plastic drinking cups

Single-use disposable plastic drinking cups to eliminated from Sydney Showground venue run outlets and bars.

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Plastic Ocean

Plastic - both a wonderful invention and a scourge on our planet. Over 300 million tons will be produced this year. Most is never recycled and remains on our land and in our seas for ever. Our story shows the damage to all creatures who depend on the ocean for their food – from birds… to us.

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‘So much plastic!’: British diver films deluge of waste off Bali

Diver Rich Horner has captured video of himself swimming through water densely strewn with plastic waste and yellowing food wrappers, with the occasional tropical fish darting around.

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The Ridgeline Hotel, parks and resorts leadership achieve first-ever ‘Zero Waste’ meeting

The article is from Delaware North’s website and highlights their ZERO – Waste team’s GreenPath efforts at the recent conference held at the Ridgeline Hotel in Colorado. The initiative, under the leadership of the DNC Director of Sustainability, achieved a >90% diversion away from landfill by introducing WISE like Re-Use, as well other waste sorting, reduction or elimination initiatives. It highlights that like us, DNC USA is serious about a ZERO Waste target at their most senior management levels.

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Recycling crisis is a chance to slash waste

China’s decision to slash imports of recyclable rubbish has roiled the global recycling market.

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