Robern Menz has announced a major upgrade investment to its production facility at Glynde, Adelaide. An amount of $1.1 million will be spent over the next 10 months overhauling the business’s refrigeration plant and warehousing infrastructure. This will have a major environmental benefit once implemented with the company’s carbon footprint significantly reducing.
The EngyCal RH33 Btu meter and RS33 steam meter provide high-precision data recording and billing information for custody transfer, steam measurement and energy-flow calculations for process and facility applications.
Australia’s food and grocery industry donated a record 19 million kilograms of food and groceries to people in need over the past year.
PepsiCo has developed a PET plastic bottle made entirely from agricultural by-products from its foods business.
Entries are welcome for the 2011 Environmental Packaging Awards, which rewards efforts in sustainable packaging within New Zealand.
Minimising the power consumption of industrial and commercial processes is gaining increased focus with rising oil and coal prices, as well as impending emission trading systems in Australia and elsewhere. The power consumed by large industrial refrigeration plant often makes up the major portion of site power used on refrigeration-intensive sites, such as food processing plants.
Households throw away billions of dollars of edible food each year. To overcome this massive waste of food, energy, water and resources, Australians need to develop the proper infrastructure - waste reduction, re-use, recycling and composting services - and support those businesses which collect and process these materials and manufacture and sell zero-waste products.
A new partnership to improve the sustainability of Australia’s $102 billion food and grocery manufacturing industry in Victoria has been signed between the Victorian Government and the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC).
Chep Australia’s returnable plastic crate (RPC) system for produce has proven its sustainability credentials, delivering users good environmental performance as well as functionality and financial value in the supply chain.
An environmentally sensitive brewery, that makes more beer out of less water while using less energy, has commenced production in the home of one of the world’s leading beer-drinking countries, Australia.
A ‘cradle-to-cradle’ life cycle assessment of glass packaging has confirmed the positive environmental impact of glass packaging and recycling.
Experts have been investigating how the efficiency of energy and resources can be increased, in the long term, in the manufacture of PET bottles.