Sustainability

100% recycled bottle for fizzy drinks

11 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Coca-Cola Amatil (Aust) Pty Ltd

Coca-Cola Amatil has created what is claimed to be Australia's first carbonated soft drink bottle made from 100% recycled plastic.


Blockchain pilot is next step on Nestlé's journey to complete transparency

05 July, 2019

Nestlé has taken the next step towards complete transparency between consumers and their food products by adopting Blockchain technology.


Nestlé joins sustainable food initiative

13 June, 2019

Nestlé has recently joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundation Food initiative to develop circular economy solutions for today's food system.


Kellogg's commits to helping 3 billion people by 2030

06 June, 2019

Kellogg Company has announced its Better Days commitment to help 3 billion people by the end of 2030 by addressing global food security, climate and wellbeing.


Food industry urged to commit to a better future

30 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Wiley & Co Pty Ltd

International project delivery company Wiley is challenging the food and agriculture industry to become more eco-friendly with The Better Future Video.


Young Aussies want sustainable packaging

27 May, 2019

Mintel found 32% of urban Australians prefer products that are sold in eco-friendly packaging and 34% prefer to buy products that are produced using sustainable sourcing methods.


Preserving biodiversity in food production

22 May, 2019 | Supplied by: University of Göttingen

University of Göttingen researchers are calling for coordinated approaches that combine nature conservation and agricultural production in sustainably managed landscapes.


Packaging Forum backs NZ recycling plan

14 May, 2019 | Supplied by: The Packaging Forum

The Packaging Forum has welcomed Associate Minister for the Environment Eugenie Sage's plans to improve plastic recycling efforts and reduce waste in New Zealand.


Coca-Cola Amatil energy goals on target

03 May, 2019

Coca-Cola Amatil's 2018 Sustainability Report has been launched, revealing that the company is on track to hit its 60% low-carbon and renewable energy target by 2020.


Meat industry concerned over sustainable food targets

24 April, 2019

A report by the EAT-Lancet Commission has recommended limiting red meat consumption to a maximum of 28 g a day, but Meat and Livestock Australia fears the implications this may have on the Australian red meat industry.


Coca-Cola increases its recycled packaging

17 April, 2019

Coca-Cola has announced 70% of its plastic bottles manufactured in Australia will be made from recycled plastic by the end of this year.


Goulburn Valley farmer slashes energy costs with solar

05 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Verdia

The Rachele Family has reduced its onsite electricity use by about 30% and saved more than $62,000 a year in electricity after installing a solar PV system across its two cold storage sheds.


Recycling tops packaging trends in 2019

27 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Innova Market Insights

Concerns about the environmental impact of plastic packaging are set to continue with Innova Market Insights identifying 'Recyclable by Design' as its top packaging trend for 2019.


Mount Franklin uses 100% recycled plastic bottles

07 March, 2019

Mount Franklin has announced its single-serve bottles of still Australian spring water are now made from 100% recycled plastic.


Grounded compostable flexible packaging

04 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Grounded

Grounded offers a range of compostable flexible packaging options made from bio-based materials.


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