EPA Victoria finds at least six warehouses with 3,000 tonnes of soft plastics after REDcycle suspended

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‘It is believed additional sites could exist across Victoria and the country,’ state environment protection authority says

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At least six warehouses containing 3,000 tonnes of soft plastics have been found in Victoria as part of an Environment Protection Authority investigation into the now-suspended REDcycle program.

The state EPA said on Friday the stored soft plastics – which pose a fire risk – had been found across six Melbourne sites after the REDcycle program ceased a month ago. There was potentially a seventh site in Wodonga in regional Victoria, the authority said.

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