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SPOS Sustainable Packaging

SPOS are part of the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation and we have an ongoing commitment and goal to reduce packaging waste from our distributed products within Australia.

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Mission

To reduce packaging waste from our products that are delivered to stores by optimising packaging, using the right packaging materials for the product at hand, and encouraging return of packaging where possible.

Vision

Our vision is to create a sustanable packaging option for all of our products where at all possible to reduce our impact on the environment.

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Return Your Packaging

We encourage all our customers to return their packaing for their datastrips to our warehouse for re-use.

Please return your empty datastrip boxes (minimum 5 boxes) to:

SPOS Group

Unit 4, 17 Stanton Road

Seven Hills 2147

Attn: Warehouse Packaging

At the moment we are only accepting returns of datastripping boxes - but in future we will expand this program

Targets

Our most recent 3 Year targets have been set in 2021 as outlined below.

Updates on our progress will be posted annually

Goal: Get started on engagement from clients and customers to reuse/return packaging.

Progress to Goal (June 2021)

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Further Detail: We have started an initiative to recover datastrip boxes from clients, and plan to expand this and build upon it further.

Goal: To reduce (optimise) the quantity of material used in packaging across all SKU's by 20% overall

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Further Detail: We have been adjusting our carton quantities to allow more products per carton, overall reducing the packaging material by as much as 50% per SKU

Goal: To use sustainable (e.g. renewable and recyclable) materials in packaging, reducing non-renewables by 25% over the next 3 years.

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Further Detail: We are investigating more renewable packaging material alternatives to plastics, tapes, non-recycled wood, and metals in our packaging.

Goal: To introduce on-pack labelling for recycling disposal or recovery

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Further Detail: We aim to release our first new product with packaging in a fully closed loop via recovery or recycling over the next 3 years.