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.
If Australia is to continue its agricultural tradition and also take advantage of future food opportunities, we can’t afford to waste our natural resources. As Matthew McDonald reports, Xylem Water Solutions can help make sure we don’t.
Smith’s and Sakata Rice Snacks Australia, Pernod Ricard Winemakers and Rawbone Pet Foods have taken out APCO Award for sustainable packaging initiatives.
Chep Australia won the 2017 Packaging Manufacturer Award at the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation annual Sustainable Packaging Awards last week.