Category - National

DULUX RELEASES AUSTRALIAN-FIRST ENVIRONMENTAL PRODUCT DECLARATIONS FOR PAINT

MEDIA RELEASE DECEMBER 2016 In a first for Australian paint companies, Dulux Australia has published and released in-depth environmental documentation, Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs), to assist architects, specifiers and construction industry members in achieving sustainable and Green Star certified projects. The new EPDs detail the environmental impact of Dulux paints throughout the lifecycle of the […]

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Dulux and Palette team up to launch Snapshot, the perfect tool for Painters.

MEDIA RELEASE Dulux Australia and Palette™, a Melbourne based startup, today announced a partnership bringing the worlds of colour and technology together like never before with the launch of the innovative Dulux Snapshot. The new colour tool is a revolutionary device that lets users match any surface to a colour from Dulux’s “World of Colour”, […]

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Paintback -World first scheme to keep paint out of landfill

MEDIA RELEASE  29th April, 2016 Australians buy more than 100 million litres of paint each year but around 5% of it ends up as waste, making paint and its packaging one of the biggest source of liquid waste into landfill. A world first program launched today aims to change that situation by offering professional and […]

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What you need to know about Paintback

Flyer can be downloaded here –Paintback TRADE Newsletter March 16 (2)

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Mike Bartels appointed as Valspar’s General Manager to launch new era of “Wattyl Protective Coatings”

PRESS RELEASE                                                                                         Valspar has appointed Mike Bartels as General Manager for […]

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Introducing PaintBack – A new national waste paint collection scheme launching in May 2016

  Download flyer here-PaintBack Trade Painter Flyer v2                    

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ACCC authorises levy for National Paint Product Stewardship Scheme

29 October 2015 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has granted authorisation to the Australian Paint Manufacturers’ Federation, Paint Stewardship Limited and certain paint manufacturers to introduce a 15 cents per litre levy on paint to support a National Paint Product Stewardship Scheme. The Federation represents paint manufacturers responsible for over 90 per cent (by […]

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ACCC Proposes to Authorise Levy for National Paint Product Stewardship Scheme

 On 10 September 2015, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission released its draft determination which proposes to authorise the Australian Paint Manufacturers’ Federation, Paint Stewardship Limited and certain paint manufacturers to introduce a 15 cents per litre levy (plus GST) to support a National Paint Product Stewardship Scheme. The Federation represents paint manufacturers responsible for […]

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Australian Paint Manufacturers’ to Seek ACCC Authorisation for the First National Waste Paint Collection Program

Press Release The Australian paint manufacturing industry has lodged an application with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to authorise the funding of a national waste paint collection program. The founding members of the program are DuluxGroup Limited, Henry Haymes Pty Ltd, PPG Industries Australia Pty Ltd, Resene Paints (Australia) Ltd and Valspar Paint […]

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National Paint Stewardship Scheme-Update 9: April 2015

The APMF prepares for an ACCC Application to authorise the Scheme’s arrangements Latest News Following the Second Retailer Form, held on Sydney on 26 February 2015, the Waste PaintImplementation Working Group (Working Group) endorsed the draft Business Plan andthe proposed 15c/litre recovery levy on accepted products, to fund the future paintstewardship scheme. The APMF is now […]

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