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Repak Members’ Plastic Pledge

Members of the Plastic Pledge commit to prioritising the prevention of plastic packaging waste, minimising avoidable single use packaging and promoting packaging reuse.

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Why join the Plastic Pledge?

As a member of the Plastic Pledge we will support and you in priortising sustainability within your business through our ‘Prevent & Save Programme’, packaging optimisation and design advice, workshops and webinars. Our Members are very proactive and have made great progress in recent years with many receiving accolades in our annual national environmental awards, The Pakman Awards. Contact us to find out more.

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Plastic Pledge Objectives

The Plastic Pledge is solely open to Repak Members and has 5 key objectives, which aim to deliver a sustainable future for Ireland. Currently 142 of our Members have taken the pledge.

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Ireland’s Pledge on Plastic Packaging Waste

Our Pledge

As a member of Repak we are committed to reducing plastic packaging waste and helping Ireland to play its part in achieving the key goals set out within the EU Circular Economy Package.

We continue to work with our suppliers, customers and the public to achieve the following objectives: 

1.Prioritise the prevention of plastic packaging waste by minimising avoidable single use packaging and promoting packaging reuse where possible.

2.Support Ireland to deliver the Circular Economy Package plastic recyclingtargets of 50% of all plastics by 2025 and 55% of all plastic packaging by 2030, asset by the European Commission.

3.Reduce complexity within the plastic packaging supply chain by simplifying polymer usage and eliminating non-recyclable components in all plastic packagingby 2030.

4.Help to build a circular economy for used plastic packaging in Ireland and Europe by increasing the use of plastic packaging with a recycled content.

5.Ensure our approach to plastic packaging reduction is aligned to Ireland‘s goalof a 50% reduction in food waste by 2030 as set out in Ireland’s food waste charter.

Seamus Clancy

Séamus Clancy,
CEO, Repak Ltd.

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Coca Cola

Objective 1 - Prevent Waste

Coca-Cola HBC Ireland and Northern Ireland are proud signatories of the Repak Members’ Plastic Pledge. See how much they have achieved in Preventing Waste – Objective 1 of our 5 objectives. Join the Repak Members’ Plastic Pledge today.

Irish Distillers

Objective 2 - Support the Circular Economy

Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard are proud signatories of the Repak Members’ Plastic Pledge. See how much they’ve achieved in Supporting the Circular Economy – Objective 2 of our 5 objectives. Join the Repak Members’ Plastic Pledge today.

ABP

Objective 3 - Simplify Polymers

ABP Food Group are proud signatories of the Repak Members’ Plastic Pledge. See how much they’ve achieved in Simplifying Polymers – Objective 3 of our 5 objectives. Join the Repak Members’ Plastic Pledge today.

Mannok

Objective 4 - Use Recycled

Mannok Pack Ltd are proud signatories of the Repak Members’ Plastic Pledge. See how much they've achieved in Using Recycled – Objective 4 of our 5 objectives. Join the Repak Members’ Plastic Pledge today.

Aldi

Objective 5 - Avoid Food Waste

Aldi Ireland are proud signatories of the Repak Members’ Plastic Pledge. See how much they've achieved in Avoiding Food Waste – Objective 5 of our 5 objectives. Join the Repak Members’ Plastic Pledge today.

What has the Plastic Pledge achieved?

The Repak Members' Plastic Pledge was launched in September 2018, to deliver key actions outlined in our Plastic Packaging Recycling Strategy 2018-2030 and meet new EU legislation. Our Members have made outstanding achievements which are recognised by our national environmental Pakman Plastic Pledge award.

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What does Repak need from you?

It is essential that we know how your business incorporates the pledge objectives into business operations. As a signatory, we therefore require you to submit an annual progress report to us by the end of March each year. Signatories also have the opportunity to be part of our Plastic Challenge Working Group, which investigates opportunities to increase our plastic packaging recycling rates and help build a circular economy.

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Plastic Pledge signatories

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Heineken
Lidl
Tesco
Dawn Meats
Britvic Soft Drinks
Bewleys
Brown Thomas Arnotts
Coca-Cola HBC
Kingspan
Musgrave
Plastics Action Alliance
Quinn Cement
Stafford Coal
Stonehouse
Abco
ABP
AJ
Ashford Castle
Aurivo
Avery
Avoncourt
Ballygowan
Ballymaguire Foods
Banaghan
Barry
Bee Electronics
Blenders
Casey Tiles
CEF
Clada
Country Crest
Dairyglen
Danone Nutricia
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EI Electronics
Eirebloc
EWL Electric
Fannin
Fispak
Flahavans
Fyffes
Glanmore Foods
Glen Aine Foods
Glenilen Farm
Green Saffron
The Handmade Soap
Hilton Foods Ireland
Hub Packaging
IFP
Ikea
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Interpac
Irish Country Meats
Irish Distillers
JDE
JVC Kenwood
Kerry
Lee Strand
Lir Discover Chocolate
Loccitane
McCambridge
Meade Potato Co
Medite Smartply
Mersus
Monsanto
NAA
Naturalife
Nestle
NPP
Nutricia
Pepsico
Premier
Mannok
Rathsallagh
Realt
Richmond Marketing
Shabra
Seery’s Heatherfield
Shannon Vale Foods
Soundstore
Staunton Foods
Total Produce
Trend Technologies
Ultra Polymers
Univar
VWR
WaddingtonEurope
Wines Direct
Wyeth
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Bandon Cheese Logo
Castlerosse Park Resort Logo
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Garryvoe Hotel Logo
Great Southern Killarney Logo
Hayfield Manor Logo
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Midlands Park Hotel Logo
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Rosderra Meats Logo
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The Culinary Food Group Logo
The Twelve Hotel Logo
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Suntory Ireland
Aramark
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Frylite logo
Ornua logo
Moyvalley Meats logo
O’ Sullivans logo
Truly Irish logo
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Clayton Hotel Galway logo
Slaney Foods International logo
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Diamond Coast Hotel logo
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Pakman Plastic Pledge Award

We recognise the work of our Plastic Pledge Members. As a Member of the Repak Plastic Pledge your business can highlight your achievements enter the Plastic Pledge Award category of our annual national environmental Pakman Awards. Entrants will be in with the opportunity to win a Gold, Silver or Bronze award. Entrants will be in with the opportunity to win a Gold, Silver or Bronze award.

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The Plastic Pledge in action

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