At the Tip Top Butchers meat facility in Melbourne, a 202 kW solar PV array and 108 high-bay LED lights were installed in 2013 with grant funding support from the Clean Technology Innovation Program (CTIP).
Increasing the shelf life of certain foods by just one extra day could prevent around 250,000 tonnes of food going to waste each year, according to British sustainability organisation WRAP.
US company Carrington Tea has selected bio-based NatureFlex packaging films for its Carrington Organics Tea line.
In a bid to reduce the amount of wastewater produced in food processing, Fraunhofer UMSICHT has launched the BioSuck project that uses vacuum technology to suction off non-edible waste. The captured waste can be recycled or converted into energy.
The Energy Efficient Loan program, a joint initiative from the Commonwealth Bank and Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) is financing technologies that reduce energy costs.
Tetra Pak has obtained Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain of Custody (CoC) certification for all of its converting plants and market companies. The certification means the company can now supply FSC-labelled packages from anywhere in the world.
Tetra Pak's plant-based carton packaging has hit shelves for the first time, as Finnish dairy producer Valio becomes the first company in the world to adopt it.
Sundrop Farms has selected Frazer-Nash Consultancy to provide Owner's Engineer support to its 20 ha sustainable greenhouse project in Port Augusta.
Powerstar Virtue is an energy storage system which harnesses the excess voltage supplied from the grid, stores the excess and deploys it at times when the cost of power is at peak tariff.
Proven DAF technologies can be very profitably combined with the latest anaerobic waste digestion technologies which not only extract very high levels of harmful COD contaminants from wastewater streams and sludge by-products, but also convert them into profitable green energy.
What do climate change and your morning toast have in common? It looks like more of one will lead to less of the other: for every degree that the world's temperature rises, the global wheat crop will decrease by 6%, according to a new study.
While using renewable substitutes for non-renewables is a great way to reduce our environmental impact, there's no escaping the fact that renewables are finite. So what happens when we hit 'peak soy' or 'peak corn'?
How much water is in your food? Not the actual liquid content, but how much water does it take to produce the sandwich you had for lunch? A UN Water study suggests that each person 'consumes' between 2000 and 5000 litres of water through their food each day.