Did you know drink containers are the most commonly littered item after cigarette butts?

These containers contribute to the volume of litter in Australia. Litter has serious, environmental, amenity and public health impacts – however this can be prevented.

Given the substantial changes such a scheme presents to manufacturers, retailers and consumers, the National Retail Association is actively involved in the Container Refund Scheme Advisory Group, aimed at maximising the success of the initiative while minimising disruption to retailers.

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Seamless Australia: Working together to change the way people choose, enjoy and recycle clothing

Seamless is Australia’s clothing stewardship scheme that enables the clothing industry to do what no single organisation can do alone: Transform how clothing...

Seamless is Australia’s clothing stewardship scheme that enables the clothing industry to do what no single organisation can do alone: Transform how clothing is ​made, enjoyed and recycled in Australia. It aims to make the Australian clothing industry truly circular by 2030 and significantly reduce the 200,000 tonnes of clothing that currently goes...

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Retailers’ 2024 Federal Budget Take

Interim CEO Lindsay Carroll Measures contained in the recent Federal Budget, although generous in some areas, reflects a significant disconnect...

Interim CEO Lindsay Carroll Measures contained in the recent Federal Budget, although generous in some areas, reflects a significant disconnect with the challenges small retailers are currently facing. The $41.7 million over four years for supporting small businesses is a positive step but falls short of addressing the broader issues...

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Upcoming Events

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Jun

National Retail Roadshow | Online Event | People Stream Join us for our National Retail Roadshow as we tackle the...

National Retail Roadshow | Online Event | People Stream Join us for our National Retail Roadshow as we tackle the challenges facing Australian retailers head-on. With insights, strategies, and networking opportunities, this half-day event is designed to empower C-suite executives and general managers to navigate the current retail landscape, reduce...

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18
Jul

Retail Crime Symposium The ARA x NRA Retail Crime Symposium 24 brings together leaders and experts in the Retail Crime...

Retail Crime Symposium The ARA x NRA Retail Crime Symposium 24 brings together leaders and experts in the Retail Crime space across loss prevention, security, industry affairs, work health and safety, and cyber security. Be part of the conversation and have your voice heard at this pivotal decision-making forum… where retailers,...

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