GIVE THE PLANET A BREAK

Recycling KITKAT soft plastics is as easy as knowing which bin to put them in!

Life's all about choices, let's give the planet a break

What is REDcycle?

RED Group has developed and implemented the REDcycle Program - a recycling initiative for collecting soft plastic after it’s been used by people like you.

Based in Melbourne, RED Group collect soft plastics and share them with manufacturers that recycle these products by converting the plastic into new materials.

The best part? RED Group make it easy for everyone to help keep plastic bags and other soft plastics out of landfill!

What happens to the plastic?

Replas Ballarat, Victoria
Convert REDcycle material into indoor and outdoor furniture, bollards and signage
Close The Loop Somerton, Victoria
Utilise REDcycle material as a component in high performance recycled asphalt additive for road infrastructure
Plastic Forests Albury,
New South Wales
Use REDcycle material in products such as mini wheel stops and air conditioner mounting blocks

Did you know?

By returning your soft plastics to REDcycle, they could be turned into items like benches or fences!

Australasian
Recycling Label (ARL)
Need to know

The Australasian Recycling Label (ARL) offers clear instructions on pack of the best way to dispose of your rubbish – including any special instructions to follow, like returning it to store for recycling.

For more information on the Australasian Recycling Label, visit: www.arl.org.au

HOW TO RECYCLE

Check out the ARL logo on back of pack to learn how to dispose of your rubbish. Here are some examples of soft plastics that can be recycled.

  • All KITKAT wrappers
  • Noodle Wrappers
  • Confectionery bags
  • Cereal/Muesli box liners

If in doubt, do the scrunch test! Any plastic which you can scrunch into a ball should be disposed of in a REDcycle bin:

For a full list of what to REDcycle check out this.

Find your nearest REDcycle collection point

Recycling your KITKAT wrappers and all other soft plastics is as easy as knowing what bin to put them in. Click the map below to find your nearest REDcycle bin!

REDcycle bin

Nestlé’s Vision

Nestlé’s vision is that none of our packaging, including plastics, ends up in landfill, in oceans, lakes and rivers. We are working hard to deliver on it and help achieve a waste-free future. To achieve this, our commitment is that 100% of our packaging is recyclable or reusable by 2025. We’ve made a number of global commitments to get there, including the elimination of non-recyclable plastics.

Find out more