Sustainability

Nestlé invests $3 billion in sustainable packaging

21 January, 2020

Nestlé plans to invest $3 billion to encourage the plastics industry to make more food-grade recyclable plastic.


Cadbury chocolate bar trials paper packaging in New Zealand

10 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Mondelez International

Mondelez International has launched its Cadbury Energy bar in recyclable paper packaging, as part of a trial in New Zealand.


Coca-Cola Amatil quenching thirst for solar in 2020

20 December, 2019 | Supplied by: Coca-Cola Amatil (Aust) Pty Ltd

Coca-Cola Amatil is continuing its switch to solar, by installing 5200 more panels at its distribution centre in Eastern Creek, Sydney.


Tetra Pak launches fully traceable sugarcane packaging

26 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Tetra Pak Marketing Pty Ltd

Tetra Pak has introduced packaging made from plant-based polymers that are fully traceable to their sugarcane origin using the Bonsucro standards for sustainable sugar cane.


Solar success at Foodmach

25 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Foodmach Pty Ltd

A 100 kW solar system installed by Foodmach at its Echuca facility back in 2013 has now clocked 1 GW of energy.


Veolia and Coca-Cola Amatil potential plant for plastics recycling

20 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Veolia Australia and New Zealand

Coca-Cola Amatil has entered into a Heads of Agreement with Veolia Australia and New Zealand, to explore opportunities for a recycled plastic processing plant in Australia.


Food giants collaborate to develop forest monitoring system

07 November, 2019

Mondelēz, Nestlé and Unilever are among a number of food companies collaborating on a new scheme to improve deforestation transparency. 


Is this the future of consumption?

29 October, 2019 | Supplied by: TerraCycle

Woolworths has launched a zero-waste platform that allows shoppers to receive common products, including juice and ice-cream, in branded re-usable containers.


Navigating the paperboard jungle of sustainable packaging

22 October, 2019 by Neil Goldman, Managing Director of Colpac

Food producers are relying on food packaging suppliers for sustainable packaging materials, to meet Australia's 2025 National Packaging Targets.


AIP hosts 'Save Food Packaging' session at AWRE

16 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

The Australian Institute of Packaging will address the role of food packaging in minimising food waste at the Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo. 


Dairy launches fully recyclable milk cartons

16 October, 2019

Brownes Dairy will replace its existing milk cartons with a plant-based, fully recyclable alternative, with a protective layer made from sugar cane.


Nestlé to reduce greenhouse gases across supply chain

17 September, 2019

Nestlé intends to achieve zero net greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and limit the global temperature rise to 1.5°C.


Packaging trends: paper, aluminium and even banana leaves

17 September, 2019

Analysis by Frost & Sullivan reveals that reductions in material usage and more sustainable, durable and lighter-weight packaging solutions are key drivers to support market development.


Solar-powered beer for craft breweries

11 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Choice Energy

Independent brewers in Australia are turning to solar energy to reduce their carbon footprint and save costs.


Aussie shoppers don't like wasting ugly fruit

10 September, 2019 | Supplied by: SAI Global

SAI Global revealed that 50% of Australian consumers want the overuse of plastic packaging and the discarding of imperfect produce in supermarkets to stop.


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