Sustainability

How to reduce sugar plant carbon emissions

04 April, 2018 by Robert Glass, Global Food and Beverage Communications Manager, ABB | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

In order to improve efficiency in sugar plants, managers must first understand what is causing their plant to consume so much power.


A vegan America could feed an additional 350 million people

03 April, 2018

Plant-based replacements for five categories of animal-based food produced up to 20 times more protein per acre.


Britain urges takeaways to stop serving salad

27 March, 2018 by Nichola Murphy

A recent survey in the UK found that 99% of salads served alongside takeaway food are thrown away.


AIP dinner opens discussions on plastic trends

23 March, 2018 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

The Australian Institute of Packaging and the Society of Plastic Engineers are hosting a joint technical dinner to discuss consumer and environmental trends in plastics.


Fonterra invests to reduce water use by 70% at Darfield

14 March, 2018

An $11m investment in water processing technology at Fonterra's Darfield plant will reduce the amount of groundwater extracted at the manufacturing site by around 70%.


Ecolabelling standard revised

13 March, 2018

The ecolabelling standard ISO14024 has been updated to better reflect the current environmental context.


Effluent monitoring

07 March, 2018 | Supplied by: Endress+Hauser Australia Pty Ltd

How pH and BODeq monitoring can pay off for your facility.


How important is water to F&B manufacturers?

02 March, 2018

Water is absolutely crucial in the food and beverage industries on so many levels — as an ingredient; as part of the production process; and for cleaning and hygiene.


Australia's first Sustainable Seafood Week 2018

27 February, 2018

Instead of celebrating the role Australians play in maintaining the health and safety of our sea life for just one day, this will now be stretched over a week between 12 and 18 March 2018.


China's sustainable milk problem

27 February, 2018

Milk consumption is expected to increase 60% by 2050, but a study emphasised the sustainability problems this would pose.


Jet Technologies bioplastics coffee packaging

23 February, 2018 | Supplied by: Jet Technologies

Jet Technologies has launched high-volume bioplastics coffee packaging that is fully biodegradable.


How can packaging reduce food waste?

09 February, 2018

The relationship between the packaging industry and the environment is a challenging one, but a new report has revealed the ways in which packaging can help reduce food waste.


Two Australian companies compete for Save Food Packaging Award

01 February, 2018

Two of the finalists for the Save Food Packaging Award at the 2018 WorldStar Packaging Awards are Australian companies Sealed Air and Woolcool Australia.


Food waste: a $22.5 bn opportunity for US retailers

31 January, 2018

Currently, around $270 billion worth of food is wasted each year in the US. This 63 million tons of food represents a $22.5 billion opportunity for grocery retailers according to ReFED, a multi-stakeholder non-profit organisation committed to reducing food waste.


All its packaging to be recyclable or re-usable by 2025: Amcor pledge

30 January, 2018

Amcor is the first global packaging company to pledge to develop all its packaging to be recyclable or re-usable by 2025.


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