Sustainability

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.


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?


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