Sustainability

China’s new 'National Sword' policy is making waves as Australia seeks to continue its recycling efforts.

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) has announced the appointment of Brooke Donnelly as its new CEO.

A conference addressing the impact of pollution on Australia's oceans will be held in Sydney from 30 October to 1 November.

A total of 21 winners were celebrated for their sustainable packaging achievements at the APCO Awards last Wednesday in Melbourne.

Krones and Erema are joining forces to take PET recycling forward in the beverage and liquid sectors.

A UK sustainable plastics expert is in town to refute the belief that plastic is "a bad material".

Consumers now have the chance to recycle their used contact lenses and blister packs for free as part of a new program.

Food packaging company Sealed Air commissioned a two-year study on food waste and food loss. Ron Cotterman, VP Sustainability, shared the findings at Foodpro.

As Craig Reucassel's War on Waste series tackles the issue of disposable paper cups, a Californian campaigner is preparing to offer Australians a new solution.

Nestle has partnered with Victorinox to produce a pocket knife made from recycled materials.

The system which produces packs of PET bottles or cans joined together only by dots of adhesive have been named 'fully recyclable'.

Unilever has borrowed from an innovation used to recycle TV sets to tackle sachet waste.

CHEP Australia is providing containers for a oyster, mussel and scallop shell recycling project in Geelong, Victoria.

The APCO is addressing the challenge of recycling disposable coffee cups by creating a collaborative working group.

Avery Dennison has launched a video series on sustainable paper sourcing to help label converters and brands reach their goals.