Sustainability

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.

Subway has announced it will eliminate plastic bags in a move to reduce over 76 tonnes of plastic from its waste stream each year.

SodaStream has partnered with Clean up Australia to fight single-use plastic bottle waste in Australia.

Extended producer responsibility will help in the move towards a fully circular economy, said researcher Dr Karen Raubenheimer, speaking at Plasticity 2017.

KFC has plans to roll out a range of edible rice bowls in an attempt to deal with waste problems in southern India.

More and more printed PET bottles are making their way into the recycling stream, and innovation by KHS and NMP Systems is leading the way.

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.