Sustainability

SA Government seeks feedback on single-use plastics

01 February, 2019

The South Australian Government is cracking down on single-use plastic products, which could result in a ban on items such as straws, coffee cups and plastic bags.


Optimising anaerobic digestion in waste food treatment

29 January, 2019 | Supplied by: HRS Heat Exchangers Australia New Zealand

Removal of water from biogas increases an anaerobic digestor plant's overall energy efficiency in waste food treatment facilities.


Wastewater treatment for Kraft Heinz's soy sauce plant

17 January, 2019

Veolia Water Technologies will supply Kraft Heinz China with a wastewater treatment solution for its new soy sauce plant in Guangdong.


Meat, dairy and egg demand to grow 70%

10 December, 2018

By 2050 it is anticipated that food demand will have risen by more than 50%, with even greater increases in demand for animal-based products.


Nestlé to create research institute for sustainable packaging

10 December, 2018

The Nestlé Institute of Packaging Sciences will focus on the development of functional, safe and environmentally friendly packaging solutions.


Disaster resilience and securing food supplies

10 December, 2018

A resilient food system is needed in order to ensure all people have safe and reliable access to food following both acute and longer-term crises.


Pernod Ricard Winemakers going 100% renewable energy

03 December, 2018

By the middle of next year, 2019, Pernod Ricard Winemakers will be sourcing all of its electricity from renewable sources.


Making packaging more sustainable in NZ

03 December, 2018 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

A half-day training course, Introduction to Sustainable Packaging Design, will help attendees make their packaging meet environmental challenges.


Global food systems are killing the planet

29 November, 2018

The current approach to food, nutrition, agriculture and the environment is unsustainable and must change.


Fonterra's Brightwater boiler conversion cuts emissions

22 November, 2018 | Supplied by: Fonterra Brands Australia Pty Ltd

Fonterra's Brightwater milk processing plant has cut carbon emissions by around 2400 tonnes a year using its newly converted boiler that co-fires with wood biomass.


How Europe is making beverage cartons recyclable by 2025

21 November, 2018

Veolia ​and Tetra Pak have formed a partnership with the aim of making all components of used beverage cartons collected within the EU recyclable by 2025.


Feedback invited on Sustainable Packaging Guidelines

20 November, 2018

APCO is opening the draft SPGs for industry consultation to ensure they effectively help businesses achieve their packaging sustainability objectives.


Recyclable solution for packaging authentication

13 November, 2018

Technology that enables paper-based RFID tags will create a plastic-free and recyclable solution for packaging authentication.


Amcor commits to diminish plastic waste

08 November, 2018

Packaging company Amcor has joined a global commitment to eradicate plastic waste and pollution from plastic packaging.


Tax on plastic packaging with less than 30% recyclate

07 November, 2018

A new national tax on all plastic packaging that does not include at least 30% recycled content is coming into force in the UK in April 2022.


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