The commodities that one would expect go to waste most easily — meat and dairy — have the lowest percentage waste. Why is this?
Coles has announced 10 commitments regarding food waste, packaging and recycling, including reducing plastic wrapping on fruit and vegetables.
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?
The AIP's half-day training course entitled 'The Role of Packaging in Minimising Food Waste' is being run in Thailand on 14 June.
Fifteen-year-old Angelina Arora will represent Australia at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Pennsylvania.
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.
A new technology developed by Unilever, start-up company Ioniqa and Indorama Ventures may be able to create a circular economy.
The strategy will focus on eliminating non-recyclable plastics, encouraging the use of plastics that allow better recycling rates and changing complex combinations of packaging materials.
The Ingeo-based transparent packaging is for form, fill and seal (FFS) dairy and dessert packaging.
The Australian Institute of Packaging and the Society of Plastic Engineers are hosting a joint technical dinner to discuss consumer and environmental trends in plastics.
The ecolabelling standard ISO14024 has been updated to better reflect the current environmental context.
Jet Technologies has launched high-volume bioplastics coffee packaging that is fully biodegradable.
The relationship between the packaging industry and the environment is a challenging one, but a new report has revealed the ways in which packaging can help reduce food waste.
Two of the finalists for the Save Food Packaging Award at the 2018 WorldStar Packaging Awards are Australian companies Sealed Air and Woolcool Australia.
Amcor is the first global packaging company to pledge to develop all its packaging to be recyclable or re-usable by 2025.