Sustainability

A paperboard alternative to plastic, foam, and PE-coated food packaging has been recognised for its sustainability credentials.

A new joint initiative by CIBO Espresso and Simply Cups will aim to change how Adelaideans deal with their coffee cup waste.

Café patrons in Perth will be encouraged to compost their disposable coffee cups as part of a national composting service launched by BioPak.

Two Melbourne entrepreneurs have launched a start-up supplying landfill biodegradable plastic packaging.

The APCO is shining a torch on Australian businesses that are failing to meet their sustainable packaging obligations.

Orora will source almost all of its electricity from wind power as of next year, thanks to a power purchase agreement with the Lal Lal wind farm.

A program that sees paper coffee cups collected, sorted, and recycled locally – instead of sent to landfill – has been launched in Australia.

Pact Group's Astron Sustainability has received $500,000 in government funding for a solution which turns "challenging" plastic waste into useful products.

A networking event focused on networking within the waste and recycling industry will be held in Sydney in August.

Frucor Suntory has committed to making 100 per cent of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025.

A new method for replacing steel mesh used in concrete reinforcement with recycled plastic has seen Queensland engineering firm Fibercon recycle over 50 tonnes of plastic waste.

Key environmental and sustainability concerns will be addressed in detail at the 2018 Waste Strategy Summit next month in Sydney.

Ballarat small business owner Ellen Burns is changing the packaging on her range of health food bars from recyclable to home-compostable in a bid to reduce waste.

A New Zealand supermarket chain has announced plans to roll out the country's first plastic-free aisle.

What are the alternatives to plastic food packaging? ABB's Robert Glass names three key growth areas following the announcement of the world’s first plastic-free food aisle.