Sustainability > Emissions monitoring & control

Lion declares its Aussie breweries are carbon neutral

14 May, 2020

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.

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.

Anti-pollution has potential for food and drinks sector

26 July, 2019

Anti-pollution has potential to become an on-trend product claim in the food and drinks sector, according to the GlobalData analyst.

Fonterra announces goal to reduce reliance on coal

22 July, 2019

Fonterra is reducing emissions and its reliance on coal in a bid to reduce emissions by 30% across all its manufacturing operations by 2030.

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.

Mechanical 'stomach' digests food waste in Melbourne

14 August, 2018

The City of Melbourne is using the ORCA aerobic digestion system, which prevents food going to landfill by turning food scraps into wastewater.

Importing food has hidden environmental costs

09 May, 2018

A study found that importing food can be equally as damaging to the domestic environment as exporting food.

China's sustainable milk problem

27 February, 2018

Milk consumption is expected to increase 60% by 2050, but a study emphasised the sustainability problems this would pose.

Australia's first Sustainable Seafood Week 2018

27 February, 2018

Instead of celebrating the role Australians play in maintaining the health and safety of our sea life for just one day, this will now be stretched over a week between 12 and 18 March 2018.

Odour management in the food industry

07 December, 2017

When it comes to processing raw food and materials, noxious odours are one of the biggest challenges in the food and dairy processing industry.

New use for waste cooking oil

10 August, 2017

In a win-win for a cleaner planet, scientists have devised a way to use waste cooking oil and sulfur to extract mercury, a neurotoxin, from the environment.

Methane from food production might be the next wildcard in climate change

13 December, 2016 by Pep Canadell, Ben Poulter, Marielle Saunois, Paul Krummel and Philippe Bousquet

Since 2014, methane concentrations in the atmosphere have begun to track the most carbon-intensive pathways developed for the 21st century by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Uses for olive oil waste

18 July, 2016

Olive industry waste products have been converted into biosurfactants and monoglycerides that have uses in the food, medicine, cosmetics and detergent industries.

NZ scientists blame agriculture, not fossil fuels, for rising methane

14 March, 2016

A study by scientists from New Zealand has concluded that increasing levels of methane in the atmosphere since 2007 are most likely due to agricultural practices and not fossil fuel production as previously thought.

Less meat = less heat, 'Meatless Monday' advocates say

10 December, 2015

At the COP21 in Paris, scientists have urged world leaders not to overlook the climatic implications of burgeoning global rates of meat consumption.

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