Sustainability

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?


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.


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.


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.


German food company uses plant-based carton for organic milk

18 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Visy Technology Systems

Arla Foods has highlighted its commitment to sustainability by choosing the first aseptic carton pack to be 100% linked to plant-based renewable material.


DuPont Nutrition & Health announces sustainable seaweed program

14 June, 2018

The program encourages the industry to adopt more sustainable seaweed harvesting and cultivating practices.


The true role of packaging in minimising food waste

06 June, 2018 by Prof Pierre Pienaar*

The commodities that one would expect go to waste most easily — meat and dairy — have the lowest percentage waste. Why is this?


Coles cracks down on plastic packaging and waste

05 June, 2018 by Nichola Murphy

Coles has announced 10 commitments regarding food waste, packaging and recycling, including reducing plastic wrapping on fruit and vegetables.


Going plastic-free

16 May, 2018 by Robert Glass, Global Food and Beverage Communications Manager, ABB

A Dutch supermarket has opened the world’s first plastic-free food aisle and it is likely that more supermarkets will follow this trend; so what are the alternatives to plastic food packaging?


AIP's food waste training course offered in Thailand

14 May, 2018

The AIP's half-day training course entitled 'The Role of Packaging in Minimising Food Waste' is being run in Thailand on 14 June.


Importing food has hidden environmental costs

09 May, 2018

A study found that importing food can be equally as damaging to the domestic environment as exporting food.


Fonterra reduces Brightwater emissions by 25%

09 May, 2018 | Supplied by: Fonterra

The coal boiler at Fonterra's Brightwater dairy factory is about to get an upgrade, adding capacity to burn wood biomass to generate steam.


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