Sustainability > Envirofriendly packaging

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.


McDonald's promotes sustainability in China

02 November, 2018

McDonald's has further promoted itself as a leader in environmental practices by announcing it plans to open 1800 new 'green restaurants' in China by 2022.


JUST Water's carton bottle wins packaging award

31 October, 2018

JUST Water, with its Tetra Top carton bottles, won the Best Packaging Solution award at the 2018 Global Bottled Water Congress.


Foodservice packaging is a suitable composting feedstock

08 October, 2018

Compostable foodservice packaging performed just as well as wood and other traditional feedstocks in a six-phase study.


RPC bpi protec X-EnviroPouch

18 September, 2018

RPC bpi protec's X-EnviroPouch is a stand-up, fully recyclable pouch that is an environmentally friendly alternative to laminate.


Carlsberg swaps plastic packaging for glue

13 September, 2018

Snap Pack replaces plastic packaging on Carlsberg beer cans with glue, which will help the company save over 1200 tonnes of plastic per year.


Plantic Technologies awarded for sustainable meat packaging

04 September, 2018

Packaging manufacturer Plantic Technologies has triumphed at the Coles Supplier Awards by taking home the trophy for Sustainable and Ethical Excellence.


Campbell Arnott's awarded for sustainability efforts

03 September, 2018

The company won awards for the Food and Beverage Sector and Outstanding Achievement in Packaging Design at APCO's annual awards.


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