Hunt and Brew, an Australian boutique coffee maker, is now selling all of its beverages in bottles made from 100 per cent recycled plastic that are fully kerbside recyclable.
The plastic bottles are re-made in Australasia’s largest end-to-end PET recycling facilities based in NSW and at a second facility due to open this week in Victoria.
All of the brand’s single-use plastic bottles can be placed in kerbside recycling containers or left at deposit collections across Australia to be given a new life by being converted into recycled plastic products.
According to the company, the switch to sustainable packaging proves its initiative to reduce the negative impact on the environment. As customers become more environmentally conscious, brands have a responsibility to deliver sustainable solutions.
“At Hunt and Brew we want to be part of the circular economy with recycled plastic bottles,” said manager Emily Creer.
“Our consumers are concerned about single-use plastics and this in addition to the container deposit scheme helps to ensure we close the loop.
“We are proud to be taking a broad view of sustainability by looking across the entire supply chain. Our Australia coffee not only has recycled plastic bottles but also is supporting local Queensland farmers and reducing the food miles across the country.”
Even the lids of each bottle are recyclable. Partner Apco, an Australian packaging company, says customers should replace the cap after use and crush the bottle when recycling.
Hunt and Brew has won numerous World Beverage Innovation Awards as well as the Australian International Coffee Awards for excellence in cold brew coffee.
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