Brand owners have obligations to manage the environmental impact of their packaging waste. A reciprocal packaging partnership can be advantageous in helping brand owners take stewardship of their eco obligations.
At Access Industries, when we talk about sustainable packaging, we are talking recycling and minimising waste from top to toe. In the last financial year 22/23 we recycled 143 tonnes of carboard alone.
We offer end-to-end sustainable packing solutions in our state-of-the-art production facilities. Those services include:
shelf ready packing
prefilled display units
seasonal and sample kitting
Where possible, to minimize transportation and CO2 emissions, we unload and despatch in full semi-trailers. Most of the time we use unprinted recycled cardboard for our shippers, that are 80% recyclable.
Our shrink film is soft plastic recyclable and all plastic waste is recycled. We have recently introduced recycled stretch film for wrapping pallets. So, look out for the “You can recycle me” label on your next pallet of stock from Access Industries.
We use LED lighting throughout our operations.
We even manage our tech waste through relevant recycling service providers if we can’t refurbish or reuse.
Secondary Packing services are conducted at our Seven Hills, Erskine Park and Horsley facilities.
Our Sydney-based operations employ Current Good Manufacturing Principles (GMP).
With significant storage capacity and the ability to accept semi-trailers and containers direct from ports or from customer distribution centres, our sites are ideal for large volume jobs.
Our Seven Hills facility is HACCP accredited to perform secondary packaging on food and beverage items. Our production and warehouse facilities are fully airconditioned and we can maintain temperatures from ambient to below 25c.
We are licensed by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) and the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority for secondary packaging of Human and Animal Health & Pharmaceutical products and Release for Supply.
We also hold the license to supply wholesale drugs and/or restricted substances for therapeutic uses as issued by the NSW Department of Health.
Point of difference is our people
Packing is just one of our businesses that provides jobs for people with disability through Access Industries Supported Employment.
Access Industries was formed over 74 years ago for people with disability to achieve economic and community participation through meaningful employment. Today, of our 500 or so employees, we have 260 supported employees, who work alongside their peers, receiving the individual support they need to achieve their employment goals.
Applying innovative workplace adjustments and the most up-to-date technology benefits all our employees making our operations and output more efficient, productive and safe – a competitive advantage we pass on to our customers.
As we all aim towards a carbon neutral workplace you can be assured that you are satisfying your sustainable packaging obligations by partnering with Access Industries.