Sustainability

Carlsberg swaps plastic packaging for glue

13 September, 2018 | Supplied by: KHS Pacific Pty Ltd

Snap Pack replaces plastic packaging on Carlsberg beer cans with glue, which will help the company save over 1200 tonnes of plastic per year.


Eating less meat could save more water

12 September, 2018

Switching to a vegetarian or pescetarian diet could reduce a country's water footprint by up to half, a European study has found.


Plantic Technologies awarded for sustainable meat packaging

04 September, 2018 | Supplied by: Coles Group & Myer Corporate Services

Packaging manufacturer Plantic Technologies has triumphed at the Coles Supplier Awards by taking home the trophy for Sustainable and Ethical Excellence.


Campbell Arnott's awarded for sustainability efforts

03 September, 2018

The company won awards for the Food and Beverage Sector and Outstanding Achievement in Packaging Design at APCO's annual awards.


AIP to run sustainable packaging design training course

27 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

The 'Introduction to Sustainable Packaging Design' course aims to help businesses answer 'war on waste' questions.


Recycling coffee grounds into cups

22 August, 2018

The grains used to flavour your coffee may become another person's biodegradable cup in the future, thanks to a Macquarie PhD student.


Seafood consumers don't trust sustainability claims

17 August, 2018

The Marine Stewardship Council survey found consumers are confused about which sustainability claims they can trust, and many have begun to prioritise price instead.


Achieving your sustainability goals does not mean sacrificing profits

16 August, 2018 by Kevin Piccione | Supplied by: Sealed Air

While it makes perfect sense to embrace sustainability and have it engrained into your business culture, the subject of sustainability is often met with concerns surrounding lost profits. But is there any truth to this concern?


Mechanical 'stomach' digests food waste in Melbourne

14 August, 2018

The City of Melbourne is using the ORCA aerobic digestion system, which prevents food going to landfill by turning food scraps into wastewater.


Just Eat trials seaweed-based compostable ketchup sachets

25 July, 2018

The six-week trial of Ooho! seaweed-based sauce sachets is part of efforts to reduce the amount of plastic waste in the UK, especially from takeaways.


ALDI joins How2Recycle

11 July, 2018

ALDI US has committed to providing consistent and transparent on-package recycling information on its exclusive brand products.


Turning food waste into money

02 July, 2018

What revenue is luring in your biomass?


Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo

26 June, 2018

Registrations are now open for the ninth annual Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo (AWRE) taking place on 29–30 August at ICC Sydney, Darling Harbour, Sydney.


Who isn't meeting their sustainable packaging obligations?

26 June, 2018

A Brand Audit is one of APCO's core initiatives designed to ensure businesses of all sizes are meeting their sustainable packaging obligations.


Redistributing excess food — there's an app for that

25 June, 2018

A newly developed smartphone app helps food businesses connect with charities that redistribute excess food.


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