Sustainability

Boosting recyclability in the freezer section  

12 August, 2022 | Supplied by: Parkside

Parkside Flexibles has provided a recyclable paper-based bag to UK supermarket Iceland for its frozen seafood.


Mondi expands capacity for sustainable pet food packaging

22 July, 2022 | Supplied by: Mondi Group

Almost $100 million will be invested to increase capacity at three of Mondi's plants in order to meet growing demand for sustainable pet food packaging solutions.


Technology optimises renewable energy generation from malting barley bagasse by the beer industry

20 July, 2022 by Ricardo Muniz

American and Brazilian scientists have developed an ultrasonic pre-treatment for brewer's spent grain to increase its energy-generating potential.


Partnership formed to increase ARL usage in NZ

19 July, 2022 | Supplied by: APCO Australasia Headquarters

The APCO and the FGC will be working to increase use of the Australasian Recycling Label in New Zealand.


Ferrero Group launches Sustainability Report

18 July, 2022 | Supplied by: Ferrero Group

The report describes how the confectionery company is implementing strategies to boost packaging recyclability and use more renewable energy.


Swiss plant to use biomass for heat generation

13 July, 2022 | Supplied by: Buhler AG Australia NZ

Bühler will be working with Vyncke to reduce its carbon emissions by using by-products of product development for energy generation.


Food colouring in recycled bottles

11 July, 2022 | Supplied by: Berry Global

McCormick has worked with Berry to introduce 100% recycled plastic bottles for its food colouring range.


Absolut to launch fibre-based bottle cap

24 June, 2022

The vodka company is working with Blue Ocean Closures to develop a recyclable lid made from sustainable fibres.


Growing beer bottles on trees

24 June, 2022 | Supplied by: Carlsberg Group

A recyclable fibre-based beer bottle that also keeps beer cool is now set to be trialled across eight European markets by Carlsberg.


Researchers develop spray-on food wrap

22 June, 2022

An antimicrobial, plant-based food wrap has been developed to replace plastic, enhance protection and reduce spoilage.


Recycled plastic wine bottle launches in Australia

22 June, 2022

The bottle is made entirely of recycled plastics and its slimmer, lighter design can help to reduce shipping costs and emissions.


Walki recyclable material for frozen food segment

14 June, 2022 | Supplied by: BJ Ball Papers

The Walki range of recyclable solutions for frozen food packaging includes WalkiEVO Seal and WalkiOpti Seal, Lamibel MDO-PE, and WalkiPack Tray.


A packaging sea-change

10 June, 2022

A yoghurt company is using plastic that has been recycled from the ocean for its containers.


McCain Foods plant to generate power through food waste

09 June, 2022 | Supplied by: McCain Foods (Aust) Pty Ltd

The company's Ballarat processing plant will be using a cogeneration system that takes solid and liquid manufacturing by-products and converts them to electricity.


KitKat's new packaging gives environment a break

06 June, 2022 | Supplied by: Nestle Professional

KitKat bars across Australia will now be served up in packaging that uses recycled content, marking a first for the brand.


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