~ Recycling ~

Colquhoun’s actively supports recycling of our bags. Our aim is to support our customers to ensure they are aware of the current recycling offers available within the Australian Market Place.

We encourage all users of Woven Polypropylene bags to support the recycling of these bags in line with the Federal Government’s requirements. For more information please see the links below:

Big Bag Recovery Logo

Big Bag Recovery is the award winning Australian Government’s Accredited Product Stewardship Scheme for plastic packaging over 15 kg/l of contents (sacks and bulk bags).

Colquhoun’s have proudly been associated with Big Bag Recovery from development to delivery of the program. 

With a team that has over 80 years of experience in Environmental and Operational management, Big Bag Recovery is dedicated to delivering environmental and social outcomes that are truly sustainable.

Plastic packaging plays an essential role in Australia’s agricultural industry by protecting seed, pesticide and other agricultural inputs for transport, use and storage.

bagMUSTER is an industry-led, not-for-profit recycling initiative for agricultural product bags, including those used to distribute seed, pesticide. 

bagMUSTER is led by CropLife Australia in partnership with the Australian Seed Federation.

Other recyclers

Plastic Forests – Recycling soft plastics into sustainable products

GT Recycling – Plastic and cardboard recycling

National Environment Protection Measure (used packaging)