Sustainability

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.

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP)'s NSW division will be holding a technical seminar covering recent trends in plastics.

Pet food packs will find new life as outdoor products following a partnership between Mars Petcare Australia and REDcycle.

As Australia looks for new ways of handling waste following China’s decision to stop processing its rubbish, a South Australian man is searching for investors to help build a commercial system that converts waste plastic into biogas.

The value of Australia's scrap paper and plastics exports has dropped dramatically due to global oversupply, according to a new report by the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO).

‘Earth packaging’ was a popular feature of the Packaging Innovations show in the UK recently.

A renewable flexible packaging films maker has partnered with a sustainable packaging manufacturer to create a compostable pack.

A new survey released by Empauer shows positive sentiment towards sustainability but raises questions about the industry’s commitment.

In response to the recycling crisis created by China's National Sword policy, NSW Govt will provide a one-off support package for the recycling industry.

The PREP design tool was one of the topics of discussion at an event in celebration of Global Recycling Day last week.

UPM Raflatac is pitching in to provide more circular labelling solutions through a partnership with the Ellen Macarthur Foundation.

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

A 'world-first' retail experiment involving a supermarket aisle free of plastic has been launched in Amsterdam.