Afreen Sultana, Clemson University PhD student, is working to engineer higher barrier, biodegradable, paper-based packaging enhanced by cellulose nanocrystals.
The AFGC has welcomed the announcement on 10 November from environment ministers around design standards for packaging and a focus on traceability.
UK flexible packaging manufacturer Roberts Mart has opened an Australian office and developed a home-compostable packaging mono material for the Australian market.
Victoria's Container Deposit Scheme has launched, with Coles and Tetra Pak supporting the scheme and encouraging further recycling.
KitKat Australia has increased its use of recycled plastic in the wrappers of select products from 30 to 90%.
Chicken eggshells may be the answer to developing safer, sustainable and cost-effective rechargeable battery storage systems, according to new research.
The Queensland Government has released a Manufacturing Energy Efficiency Grant program to help Queensland's manufacturers reduce their energy usage and cut energy costs.
In celebration of Sea Forest's work, 4 Pines Brewing Co. has created what it describes as 'a Good Beer that Gives Back', which contains seaweed.
Woolworths is making the switch from coloured lids to clear lids on its own brand milk, which makes them easier to recycle into a wider variety of new products.
Bacardi has opened a combined heat and power (CHP) system at its rum distillery in Puerto Rico that is designed to halve its greenhouse gas emissions.
As the world celebrates International Coffee Day on 1 October, the Nescafé factory in Gympie is also celebrating 70 years of local coffee making.
Mars, Incorporated has released The Mars Net Zero Roadmap, an action plan for achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions across its full value chain by 2050.
In the UK, Nestlé is launching a pilot to assess whether cocoa shells from a York confectionery site can be used to create a low-carbon fertiliser.
AgriFutures Australia has released a plan to accelerate the growth of the Australian insect market, helping Australia capitalise on sustainable food.
A recycler in Spain has identified a way to apply Nexam's Reactive Recycling technology to enable closed-loop recycling of food trays into new food trays.