Coca-Cola Oceania and Coca-Cola Amatil NZ are helping to address the growing packaging problem by increasing the use of recycled plastic in their drink bottles.
Coca-Cola Amatil has created what is claimed to be Australia's first carbonated soft drink bottle made from 100% recycled plastic.
International project delivery company Wiley is challenging the food and agriculture industry to become more eco-friendly with The Better Future Video.
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.
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 has announced 70% of its plastic bottles manufactured in Australia will be made from recycled plastic by the end of this year.
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 has announced its single-serve bottles of still Australian spring water are now made from 100% recycled plastic.
Grounded offers a range of compostable flexible packaging options made from bio-based materials.
A sustainable packaging alternative to polystyrene for transporting seafood is re-usable, customisable and has a better thermal performance than polystyrene.
South Australian plastics manufacturer BioBag World Australia will start producing compostable bags for food waste as the state moves to eliminate single-use plastics.
The South Australian Government is cracking down on single-use plastic products, which could result in a ban on items such as straws, coffee cups and plastic bags.
The Nestlé Institute of Packaging Sciences will focus on the development of functional, safe and environmentally friendly packaging solutions.
A half-day training course, Introduction to Sustainable Packaging Design, will help attendees make their packaging meet environmental challenges.
Veolia and Tetra Pak have formed a partnership with the aim of making all components of used beverage cartons collected within the EU recyclable by 2025.