Sustainability

KHS Group returnable PET bottle

07 August, 2020 | Supplied by: KHS Pacific Pty Ltd

The KHS Group has developed a lightweight, returnable PET container with a 35% recyclate content.


$45 million plant to close the loop on PET packaging recycling

05 August, 2020

Pact Group Holdings, Cleanaway Waste Management and Asahi Beverages have entered into a joint venture, to construct a PET recycling site in Albury/Wodonga.


Bio-Gone biodegradable rubbish bags

01 August, 2020 | Supplied by: Bio-Gone Plastics

Bio-Gone Plastics have developed landfill-biodegradable and home-compostable rubbish bags that come in a range of sizes and are AS5810 certified.


Could seaweed reduce methane emissions from cows?

21 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Fonterra Brands Australia Pty Ltd

Fonterra has partnered with Sea Forest to see if using seaweed in cows' feed can reduce emissions from commercial dairy herds.


Paper bottles: the future of beverage packaging?

17 July, 2020

Diageo will debut a plastic-free, paper-based bottle for Johnnie Walker in early 2021, with PepsiCo to follow suit with a recyclable paper bottle.


McCain constructs renewable energy system in Ballarat facility

15 July, 2020 | Supplied by: McCain Foods (Aust) Pty Ltd

McCain Foods has commenced construction on a behind-the-meter renewable energy system in Ballarat, forecast to reduce CO2 emissions by 27,000 tonnes per year.


Lund University, Tetra Pak sign 5-year partnership agreement

08 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Tetra Pak Marketing Pty Ltd

Lund University and Tetra Pak will collaborate to create new industry–academia development opportunities, addressing areas like circular and bio-based economies.


Sweet treats to be made using 100% renewable energy

30 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Mondelez International

Mondelēz plans to switch to using 100% renewable energy at two of its Melbourne factories that make Cadbury, The Natural Confectionery Company and Pascall treats.


Unilever targets net zero emissions from its products by 2039

17 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Unilever Australia

Unilever has pledged to reach net-zero emissions for products by 2039, supported by a new Climate & Nature Fund, as part of its sustainability commitments.


Tetra Pak commits to net zero GHG emissions by 2050

17 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Tetra Pak Marketing Pty Ltd

Tetra Pak has pledged to achieve net zero emissions across its value chain by 2050 and net zero GHG emissions across its own operations by 2030.


Woolworths reduces plastic packaging for fruits and vegies

10 June, 2020

Woolworths has introduced a range of initiatives to reduce plastic packaging across its fruits and vegetables, reaffirming its commitment to a greener future.


Berry Global supplies recycled packaging to Mondelēz International

05 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Mondelez International

Berry Global Group is collaborating with Mondelēz International to supply packaging containing recycled plastic for Philadelphia cream cheese.


Nespresso launches 80% recycled aluminium coffee capsules

19 May, 2020

As part of its drive to boost its sustainability credentials, Nespresso has launched coffee capsules made using 80% recycled aluminium.


Lion declares its Aussie breweries are carbon neutral

14 May, 2020 | Supplied by: Lion Co

Lion has announced its Australian beer business is carbon neutral and has also committed to use 100% renewable electricity by 2025 to brew its beers.


Unlocking the value in food organics

11 May, 2020 | Supplied by: Veolia Australia and New Zealand

Food waste, as well as its treatment and disposal, is becoming more topical across the Australian political and public landscape.


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