Sustainability

Energy from waste for cereal manufacturer

18 March, 2022 | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

An Australian cereal manufacturer is using automation and control technology from Rockwell Automation for its anaerobic digestion plant.


PET recycling plant opens with drinks industry cooperation

16 March, 2022

The new recycling plant in Albury–Wodonga is a co-venture between several companies, including CCEP and Asahi.


Nestlé introduces leaner Easter packaging

15 March, 2022 | Supplied by: Nestle Professional

With research showing that Australians are aware of the importance of reducing packaging weight, Nestlé has introduced packaging for Easter that addresses this.


Danone becomes B Corp certified in Oceania

10 March, 2022

The company’s local businesses are joining the B Corporation movement as part of a push by the company to bring about social and environmental change globally.


Unilever scoops up paper tubs for UK ice-cream brand

09 March, 2022

Unilever has switched to a paper-based tub for one of its ice-cream brands in the UK which will reduce virgin plastic use by hundreds of tonnes annually.


'Sustainability scale' labelling to reduce plastic pollution

04 March, 2022

Scientists from the United Kingdom and Australia have suggested the adoption of a 'sustainability scale' label for plastic to help consumers.


Farmers urge government to cut emissions following IPCC report

02 March, 2022

Farmers are calling for the federal government to swiftly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, following the publication of the latest IPCC climate report.


Finalists announced for Banksia sustainability awards

02 March, 2022

The finalists for the Banksia Foundation's annual sustainability awards are now available and feature some from the food industry.


Making wine sustainably in South Australia

23 February, 2022 | Supplied by: ZEN Energy

A South Australian winemaker has installed 270 solar panels on its cellar in order to sustainably power its operation and reduce its carbon impact.


Bacardi reducing GHG emissions from its rum by 50%

16 February, 2022

The greenhouse gas emissions from Bacardi's rum productions in Puerto Rico will be halved by adopting a cogeneration system.


AFGC welcomes research into advanced recycling scheme

16 February, 2022 | Supplied by: Australian Food & Grocery Council

The peak body representing food and grocery companies has welcomed the news of a feasibility study of plastic-to-plastic advanced recycling for Australia.


Agricultural sustainability standard pilot launches in Australia

31 January, 2022

The pilot will see a universal sustainability standard run in Australia, with the hope that its adoption will make sustainable farming more efficient.


Designing compostable health food packaging

20 January, 2022 | Supplied by: Parkside

Parkside Flexibles has worked with a health food provider to produce a sustainable form of packaging that breaks down in the compost after six months.


Building a better box for Oatly

23 December, 2021 | Supplied by: BillerudKorsnäs

Oatly, working with BillerudKorsnäs, has reduced the carbon footprint of its secondary packaging by half.


Bottled wine packaging solutions for organic wine maker

14 December, 2021 | Supplied by: Jet Technologies

To enhance the sustainability of its bottled wine packaging, Tamburlaine evaluates Jet Technologies' PVDC-free wine screwcap and oxygen analyser solutions.


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