Australia’s ambitious 2025 national packaging targets have the Australian government and leaders in sectors including food and packaging working together to create a more environmentally friendly country. On the 25th of September, the minister for the environment, Melissa Price, joined leaders from packaging, retail, logistics, manufacturing, recycling and waste management businesses in a pledge to … Continue reading Australian government and corporations aim to have 100 per cent sustainable packaging by 2025
The NaturALL Bottle Alliance is a research consortium formed in 2017 by Danone, Nestlé Waters and bio-based materials development company Origin Materials to accelerate the development of innovative packaging solutions made with 100 per cent sustainable and renewable resources. PepsiCo has joined the alliance to advance the shared goal of creating beverage containers with a … Continue reading PepsiCO, partners with companies, including Nestlé Waters, to develop bio-based bottles
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.
With a potential shortage of fresh seafood stocks due to wild seas over the Easter period, the MSC is encouraging Aussie consumers to commit to choosing sustainably sourced seafood.
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.
Businesses that trade in wild caught seafood can now access an online tool to help them determine the stock, environmental and management risks associated with the seafood they buy and sell.
This course is ideally suited to packaging technologists, designers, engineers, marketers, production and procurement managers and for industries across the food supply chain.
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.
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.
Last year the Food & Beverage Industry Awards introduced a number of new categories. One of these was the Paddock to Plate award, won this year by El Cielo.
Sustainable packaging producer BioPak has launched a composting service in Australia for food service packaging, including paper coffee cups, in a move designed to divert food scraps and food service packaging from landfill.