Sustainability

Labelling materials manufacturing giant Avery Dennison has teamed up with Ocean Recovery Alliance, founders of Plasticity Forum, entering a three-year agreement to work on plastic pollution.

Detmold Group is the first packaging company to win the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO)'s Sustainable Packaging Excellence award.

Compostable paperboard designed for the ‘food-to-go’ market in Australia will be on display at the Fine Food Australia show.

New packaging that promises to make smart plastics scalable and affordable was discussed at the Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo.

A PhD student has pitched his method for turning coffee waste into biodegradable plastic coffee cups.

Many consumers are still in the dark about what packaging goes in which bin – and food company Nestlé has made it a priority to educate them.

Compostable drink cups from BioPak featured in the ABC’s War on Waste program on Tuesday night as a method for reducing waste to landfill.

Coles says it will continue to hand out thicker plastic bags at its checkouts for free indefinitely to help ease the customer transition to reusable bags.

Plastics company LyondellBasell has announced plans to drive chemical recycling of plastic materials forward.

Frucor Suntory will start using recycled plastic from Australia and New Zealand for its water, juice and carbonated soft drink bottles.

New Zealand-based milk producer Lewis Road Creamery has moved to 100 percent recycled PET bottles from Pact Group subsidiary Alto Packaging.

Coles continues to trumpet its moves towards sustainability on the back of the contentious plastic bag ban – and criticism of its new Little Shop promotion.

The NSW EPA has been named official partner of the Speaker Series program at this year’s Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo.

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.