The countdown is on till Global Recycling Day on 18 March, with cities around the world preparing to make a statement.

Tetra Pak is celebrating a milestone: it has now delivered more than half a billion packs of its fully renewable carton.

Environmental organisation Planet Ark has partnered with a sustainable packaging company to tackle the rise in plastic waste.

Owens-Illinois has become the first food and beverage packaging company to achieve a gold rating in material health.

Buckingham Palace's new waste plans include phasing out plastic straws and bottles in public cafes and banning them altogether in staff dining rooms.

Unilever is calling on the consumer goods industry to tackle ocean waste and create a circular economy for plastics.

McDonald’s has announced plans to eliminate foam packaging from its worldwide supply chain by the end of 2018.

BioPak has launched Australia’s first composting service for foodservice packaging, including paper coffee cups.

Supply chain logistics company Brambles has been recognised for its work in fighting deforestation.

Growth is expected in the biomaterials market and brand investment will be driven by consumer demand and public image.

A global recycling day has been announced as part of a mission to bring attention to issues surrounding packaging waste.

Woolworths has become the first supermarket to use the Australasian Recycling Label (ARL) across its own-brand products.

Planet Ark is using National Recycling Week to draw consumers' attention to misguided carton disposal.

Eco-friendly bioplastics developer Secos Group has won a contract to supply compostable bags to Penrith City Council.

7-Eleven and Aussie recycling group Closed Loop are tackling the number of takeaway coffee cups ending up in landfill each year.