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In another positive step towards meeting the packaging industry's 2025 targets, the federal government has committed $3 million to recycling projects, including a B2B circular economy e-commerce platform. PKN spoke to APCO CEO Brooke Donnelly.
The Amcor takeover of US-based Bemis has taken one more step towards completion, with shareholders in both companies voting overwhelmingly in favour of the deal.
Jet Technologies has brought a completely recyclable wine hood to Australia and New Zealand.
With food waste one of the biggest sustainability challenges Australasia faces, the PIDA programme has set out to encourage design innovation in this area.
Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) has picked up a nod for its Foopak packaging, winning Environmental Leader and Energy Manager Today’s Product of the Year Award.
A Melbourne start-up has created a new product sampling and brand experience marketplace that promises to take activations well beyond supermarkets and train stations.
An award-winning innovation by RMIT Industrial Design graduate Maddison Ryder sees scrap lettuce leaves repurposed to make a biodegradable rigid material suitable for packaging and tableware applications.
In a world first, a team from Central Queensland University (CQU) has built an automated mango harvester prototype.
A record level of food recalls in 2018 reflects problems with organisational food safety culture as well as poor training, controls and a lack of accountability, risk management specialist SAI Global says.
Craft brewer SAMPLE Brew has gone into administration. Insolvency firm Rodgers Reid is seeking expressions of interest to buy the business.