Following the release of a report that shows half of the world’s food is wasted, LINPAC Packaging’s Alan Davey said that retailers, food manufacturers and the packaging industry should work together to tackle the problem.
Henkel and DaniMer Scientific have formed an alliance to develop bio-based hotmelt adhesives for the consumer packaging market.
Even if we stopped putting plastic into our oceans today, giant garbage patches would continue to grow for hundreds of years. Recent ARC research examined how giant ocean garbage patches form as a result of ocean currents.
The Australian Packaging Covenant has announced joint funding of a state-of-the-art plastic recycling facility to be built this year in Queensland.
Addressing the issue of food waste could help resolve many sustainability challenges faced by the food industry, according to the Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Innovation in process technology and the successful application of stainless steel has led to efficiency gains and sustainable outcomes for one of the world’s most recognised brands in the food and beverage industry.
Founded in 1634, Paulaner has a long history of producing quality Weissbier. But the traditional brewery is also playing a leading role in environmental protection.
PAC.NZ has released the Year Two Progress Report for its Packaging Product Stewardship Scheme, which reports a second year of success for the scheme.
The Australian Food and Grocery Council has commented on the Northern Territory Container Deposit Scheme, arguing that beverage companies need certainty regarding their ongoing legal obligations.
Twenty billion Tetra Pak packages sold in 2012 carried the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) label, up from 8.5 billion in 2010, the company has announced.
Brazil has retained its number one ranking for aluminium beverage can recycling, achieving a 98.3% recycling rate. It has held the top spot globally since 2001.
New recycling systems have been installed in 59 KFC restaurants in NSW to provide away-from-home recycling opportunities for around 30 million customer visits each year.
Increasing the use of water recycling in food production and manufacturing is among new research being undertaken by the Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence.
Blantyre Farms is the first approved piggery project under the government’s Carbon Farming Initiative. By covering effluent ponds to capture methane, the farm converts the methane to electricity using a biogas generator.