Sustainability > Envirofriendly packaging

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.


AIP to run sustainable packaging design training course

27 August, 2018

The 'Introduction to Sustainable Packaging Design' course aims to help businesses answer 'war on waste' questions.


Recycling coffee grounds into cups

22 August, 2018

The grains used to flavour your coffee may become another person's biodegradable cup in the future, thanks to a Macquarie PhD student.


Just Eat trials seaweed-based compostable ketchup sachets

25 July, 2018

The six-week trial of Ooho! seaweed-based sauce sachets is part of efforts to reduce the amount of plastic waste in the UK, especially from takeaways.


ALDI joins How2Recycle

11 July, 2018

ALDI US has committed to providing consistent and transparent on-package recycling information on its exclusive brand products.


Who isn't meeting their sustainable packaging obligations?

26 June, 2018

A Brand Audit is one of APCO's core initiatives designed to ensure businesses of all sizes are meeting their sustainable packaging obligations.


Plastic packaging supplies made from landfill-biodegradable material

24 June, 2018

For the First Time, your customers will be able to receive their produce in Plastic Packaging Supplies made from Landfill-biodegradable Material.


German food company uses plant-based carton for organic milk

18 June, 2018

Arla Foods has highlighted its commitment to sustainability by choosing the first aseptic carton pack to be 100% linked to plant-based renewable material.


The true role of packaging in minimising food waste

06 June, 2018 by Prof Pierre Pienaar*

The commodities that one would expect go to waste most easily — meat and dairy — have the lowest percentage waste. Why is this?


Coles cracks down on plastic packaging and waste

05 June, 2018 by Nichola Murphy

Coles has announced 10 commitments regarding food waste, packaging and recycling, including reducing plastic wrapping on fruit and vegetables.


Going plastic-free

16 May, 2018 by Robert Glass, Global Food and Beverage Communications Manager, ABB

A Dutch supermarket has opened the world’s first plastic-free food aisle and it is likely that more supermarkets will follow this trend; so what are the alternatives to plastic food packaging?


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