McCain constructs renewable energy system in Ballarat facility

15 July, 2020 | Supplied by: McCain Foods (Aust) Pty Ltd

McCain Foods has commenced construction on a behind-the-meter renewable energy system in Ballarat, forecast to reduce CO2 emissions by 27,000 tonnes per year.

Lund University, Tetra Pak sign 5-year partnership agreement

08 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Tetra Pak Marketing Pty Ltd

Lund University and Tetra Pak will collaborate to create new industry–academia development opportunities, addressing areas like circular and bio-based economies.

Sweet treats to be made using 100% renewable energy

30 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Mondelez International

Mondelēz plans to switch to using 100% renewable energy at two of its Melbourne factories that make Cadbury, The Natural Confectionery Company and Pascall treats.

Tetra Pak commits to net zero GHG emissions by 2050

17 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Tetra Pak Marketing Pty Ltd

Tetra Pak has pledged to achieve net zero emissions across its value chain by 2050 and net zero GHG emissions across its own operations by 2030.

Unilever targets net zero emissions from its products by 2039

17 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Unilever Australia

Unilever has pledged to reach net-zero emissions for products by 2039, supported by a new Climate & Nature Fund, as part of its sustainability commitments.

Woolworths reduces plastic packaging for fruits and vegies

10 June, 2020

Woolworths has introduced a range of initiatives to reduce plastic packaging across its fruits and vegetables, reaffirming its commitment to a greener future.

Berry Global supplies recycled packaging to Mondelēz International

05 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Mondelez International

Berry Global Group is collaborating with Mondelēz International to supply packaging containing recycled plastic for Philadelphia cream cheese.

Nespresso launches 80% recycled aluminium coffee capsules

19 May, 2020

As part of its drive to boost its sustainability credentials, Nespresso has launched coffee capsules made using 80% recycled aluminium.

Lion declares its Aussie breweries are carbon neutral

14 May, 2020 | Supplied by: Lion Co

Lion has announced its Australian beer business is carbon neutral and has also committed to use 100% renewable electricity by 2025 to brew its beers.

Unlocking the value in food organics

11 May, 2020 | Supplied by: Veolia Australia and New Zealand

Food waste, as well as its treatment and disposal, is becoming more topical across the Australian political and public landscape.

Which is better, conventional or organic agriculture?

20 March, 2020

Researchers state that life cycle assessment of agriculture is too simplistic, and ignores important positive aspects of organic farming.

Supplier cuts energy consumption by switching to solar

18 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Jet Technologies

An Australian supplier for the food packaging and industrial manufacturing industries, Jet Technologies, has switched to solar at its Sydney headquarters.

Call to phase out chemicals in food packaging

16 March, 2020

Environmental groups are calling for policymakers to phase out toxic chemicals from food packaging and provide safe, re-usable alternatives.

Finding a replacement for palm oil

12 March, 2020

The process to develop a synthetic replacement for palm oil could take years; in the meantime, engineers are calling for more sustainable palm oil practices.

Nestlé announces soft plastics recycling trial

02 March, 2020

Announced at the National Plastics Summit in Canberra, Nestlé and iQ Renew are planning to implement a soft plastics kerbside recycling trial.

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