Food industry professionals had a chance to share ideas on data management solutions and sustainable packaging at the Australasian Waste and Recycling Expo (AWRE). The expo, held on the 29th and 30th of August, aimed to challenge thinking about current waste standards and the future of waste disposal and recovery. Exhibitors included companies that work … Continue reading Compostable packaging and data management solutions feature at waste expo
Sodexo Australia will divert tonnes of quality surplus food each year that might otherwise have gone to waste. Sodexo will save more than 9920kg of surplus food, in a new partnership with online surplus food wholesale marketplace Yume. Sodexo Australia chief financial officer and country president, Mark Chalmers, said the partnership would see products purchased … Continue reading Sodexo Australia saves tonnes of food from going to waste
Well known chocolate manufacturer Nestlé is committed to using certified sustainable palm oil in all its products by 2023. On Monday, the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO ) reinstated Nestlé’s membership following its time-bound action plan to achieve 100 per cent RSPO certified sustainable palm oil. RSPO and Nestlé’s vision is to transform the palm oil industry … Continue reading Nestlé pledges to use only certified sustainable palm oil within five years
The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation has released the Market Impact Assessment Report, a new study defining the impact of China’s National Sword policy.
Woolworths has announced its Supermarkets, BWS, Metro and Woolworths Petrol stores will no longer provide single-use plastic shopping bags nationally from 20 June 2018.
The AIP in conjunction with the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) will hold a technical dinner in Melbourne on April 11.
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), this week launched Australia’s first ever Sustainable Seafood Week.
As the first packaging system supplier to review the entire system with detailed analysis and description of Environmental Product Declarations, Ecolean continues to develop its focus on sustainability.
The market’s work to recycle tonnes of food, vegetable and other waste, and other sustainable practices is cutting business costs and greenhouses gas emissions.
With new labelling choices launched recently in Australia to certify products that are palm oil free, opinions differ on the best way to deal with the complex issue.
Technology developed in South Australia that will make it more affordable to convert agricultural waste into high value activated carbon could soon be on the market.
The Marine Stewardship Council will be highlighting the vital role Australians can play every day to help keep our oceans healthy at the event.
ReNu Energy has announced that the Goulburn Bioenergy Project, located at the Southern Meats abattoir in Goulburn has reached practical completion and commenced commercial operation.
Unilever has called for the consumer goods industry to step-up its efforts to tackle the mounting challenge of ocean plastic waste and create a circular economy for plastics.
Free plastic carrier bags will disappear from Australia’s two largest supermarkets in 2018. There are many arguments for and against this change, as it is important to look at the all environmental impacts of their alternatives.
The Australian Institute of Packaging is collaborating with Empauer to undertake research into the attitudes and behaviours of industry across sustainability.
With Western Australia’s ban on lightweight single-use plastic bags just five months away, the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation is holding workshops to help people change the way they shop and do business.
A new study has found that levels of commercial fish stocks could be harmed as rising sea temperatures affect their source of food.
Nick Xenophon is demanding that today’s Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation in Melbourne take urgent steps toward mandatory Palm Oil labelling in Australia.
To help win the War on Waste consumers and businesses need to properly close the recycling loop by purchasing products that contain recycled content.