Who are Repak Members?
Our members are businesses, large and small, who pay fees to fund the recycling of the packaging they place on the Irish market. We have two categories of members: Regular and Scheduled.
How are Repak Members’ fees spent?
Repak Members paid €32.9m in fees in 2019 to directly fund household recycling bins, bottle banks, recycling centres and commercial waste packaging nationwide. For every €1 of members fees received, 80c is spent on recycling (61c on household recycling and 19c on commercial recycling), 3c on Recovery (Energy from packaging waste), 4c on Education & Communication and 14c on Repak overheads.Learn more
What Repak initiatives do our Members support?
Repak Members play their part in reducing packaging waste and improve recycling behaviour in Ireland. Our Members participate in a range of Repak initiatives designed to improve the sustainability of packaging in Ireland and protecting the environment.
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Pakman Awards 2020
Due to the impact of Covid-19 the 2020 Pakman Plastic Pledge Awards were streamed live from Croke Park on the 9th of December. The awards were hosted by Anna Geary and Eamon Ryan TD, Minister for Environment, Climate and Communications and Minister for Transport was our special guest on the day and announced the overall 2020 Pakman Award Winner.Learn more
Coca Cola Wins Plastic Pledge Member of the Year Award 2019
Coca Cola won the inaugural ‘Repak Plastic Pledge Member of the Year’ category at the Pakman Awards 2019, topping the category by demonstrating its outstanding commitment to the Plastic Pledge objectives, including becoming the first water brand in Ireland to introduce bottles produced from 100% recycled plastic.Learn more
Hotel Doolin Wins Waste Prevention Award
Hotel Doolin was selected by the Pakman Awards judging panel for making a conscious effort to prevent waste from the almost 300,000 meals served to its guests in the past twelve months. The boutique hotel has also implemented several sustainability practices that were recognised by the judges as being best in class, including banning the use of single use plastics and using sustainable materials where possible in all rooms.Learn more
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