Sustainability > Envirofriendly packaging

Packaging Forum backs NZ recycling plan

14 May, 2019

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 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.


Recycling tops packaging trends in 2019

27 March, 2019

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

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


Quality in the box

27 February, 2019 by Catherine Norwood

A sustainable packaging alternative to polystyrene for transporting seafood is re-usable, customisable and has a better thermal performance than polystyrene.


Bags to break down with food waste

25 February, 2019

South Australian plastics manufacturer BioBag World Australia will start producing compostable bags for food waste as the state moves to eliminate single-use plastics.


SA Government seeks feedback on single-use plastics

01 February, 2019

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.


Nestlé to create research institute for sustainable packaging

10 December, 2018

The Nestlé Institute of Packaging Sciences will focus on the development of functional, safe and environmentally friendly packaging solutions.


Making packaging more sustainable in NZ

03 December, 2018

A half-day training course, Introduction to Sustainable Packaging Design, will help attendees make their packaging meet environmental challenges.


How Europe is making beverage cartons recyclable by 2025

21 November, 2018

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.


Feedback invited on Sustainable Packaging Guidelines

20 November, 2018

APCO is opening the draft SPGs for industry consultation to ensure they effectively help businesses achieve their packaging sustainability objectives.


Recyclable solution for packaging authentication

13 November, 2018

Technology that enables paper-based RFID tags will create a plastic-free and recyclable solution for packaging authentication.


Amcor commits to diminish plastic waste

08 November, 2018

Packaging company Amcor has joined a global commitment to eradicate plastic waste and pollution from plastic packaging.


Tax on plastic packaging with less than 30% recyclate

07 November, 2018

A new national tax on all plastic packaging that does not include at least 30% recycled content is coming into force in the UK in April 2022.


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