Sustainability > Envirofriendly packaging

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?


AIP's food waste training course offered in Thailand

14 May, 2018

The AIP's half-day training course entitled 'The Role of Packaging in Minimising Food Waste' is being run in Thailand on 14 June.


Student's shrimp bioplastic internationally recognised

08 May, 2018

Fifteen-year-old Angelina Arora will represent Australia at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Pennsylvania.


Edible packaging addresses plastic problem

24 April, 2018

Edible, transparent packaging made out of corn and seafood by-products and water-soluble polymer PVA may have the potential to replace plastic in the food industry.


Unilever enters partnership to develop pioneering food packaging technology

13 April, 2018

A new technology developed by Unilever, start-up company Ioniqa and Indorama Ventures may be able to create a circular economy.


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