Sustainability

Fonterra's Brightwater boiler conversion cuts emissions

22 November, 2018 | Supplied by: Fonterra Brands Australia Pty Ltd

Fonterra's Brightwater milk processing plant has cut carbon emissions by around 2400 tonnes a year using its newly converted boiler that co-fires with wood biomass.


How Europe is making beverage cartons recyclable by 2025

21 November, 2018

Veolia ​and Tetra Pak have formed a partnership with the aim of making all components of used beverage cartons collected within the EU recyclable by 2025.


Feedback invited on Sustainable Packaging Guidelines

20 November, 2018

APCO is opening the draft SPGs for industry consultation to ensure they effectively help businesses achieve their packaging sustainability objectives.


Recyclable solution for packaging authentication

13 November, 2018

Technology that enables paper-based RFID tags will create a plastic-free and recyclable solution for packaging authentication.


Amcor commits to diminish plastic waste

08 November, 2018

Packaging company Amcor has joined a global commitment to eradicate plastic waste and pollution from plastic packaging.


Tax on plastic packaging with less than 30% recyclate

07 November, 2018

A new national tax on all plastic packaging that does not include at least 30% recycled content is coming into force in the UK in April 2022.


McDonald's promotes sustainability in China

02 November, 2018

McDonald's has further promoted itself as a leader in environmental practices by announcing it plans to open 1800 new 'green restaurants' in China by 2022.


JUST Water's carton bottle wins packaging award

31 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Tetra Pak Marketing Pty Ltd

JUST Water, with its Tetra Top carton bottles, won the Best Packaging Solution award at the 2018 Global Bottled Water Congress.


How CCA will cut its energy bill by $1.3 million

26 October, 2018

CCA is to install 10,000 solar panels across three of its sites. The 3.5 MW solar PV system will help to cut CCA's annual energy costs by up to $1.3 million.


Competition boosts sustainability profits in wineries

24 October, 2018

Wineries and vineyards that adopt more sustainability practices have better financial performance, particularly when they perceive significant pressure from competitors.


Food processors can sell surplus food online

12 October, 2018

Yume's online marketplace enables food manufacturers, primary producers and importers to sell their quality surplus products at a discount to commercial buyers.


Foodservice packaging is a suitable composting feedstock

08 October, 2018

Compostable foodservice packaging performed just as well as wood and other traditional feedstocks in a six-phase study.


The benefits of saving energy for manufacturers

25 September, 2018 by John Rieusset, ABB Food and Beverage | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

Energy efficiency improvements often pay for themselves while helping increase output and reduce operating costs.


RPC bpi protec X-EnviroPouch

18 September, 2018 | Supplied by: RPC bpi protec

RPC bpi protec's X-EnviroPouch is a stand-up, fully recyclable pouch that is an environmentally friendly alternative to laminate.


Start-ups to tackle food loss in Asia

17 September, 2018 | Supplied by: Rabobank Australia

Rabobank is launching the Food Loss Challenge Asia, which encourages start-ups to present their tech-based solutions to reduce food loss.


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