Sustainability

McDonald’s has shared what it learned from a 10-day experiment to introduce more sustainable packaging options at one of its German restaurants.

The days of pilfering tiny bottles of shampoo and body wash from your hotel room may be coming to an end, with global chain Marriott International planning to replace most of its single-use toiletry bottles worldwide.

More than half of Australian shoppers are unhappy with wastage across supermarkets, including the overuse of plastic packaging and the discarding of imperfect produce.

A new pop-up virtual reality experience in Sydney is giving visitors a first-hand look at the problem of plastic waste in our oceans.

Australia Post will launch a new satchel made from recycled plastic as part of a bigger push for sustainability across the business.

The “three Rs” of Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle have long been a mainstay in environmental practice – but they’re no longer enough, according to Howard Glinn, national sales manager at Cormack Packaging, who argues that we need to add three more words.

Toy giant Hasbro will begin phasing out plastic packaging in its products from next year, with the aim of virtually eliminating it from new product packaging by 2022.

In the lead up to Keep Australia Beautiful Week, Christine Black, director of public affairs, communications and sustainability at Coca-Cola South Pacific discusses how action must be taken internally to create a culture of care for products created and the planet we inhabit.

Amid growing tension in the APAC region over plastic waste exports, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a ban on waste exports and pledged $20m to boost Australia's recycling industry.

Auckland printer Soar Print has reduced its carbon footprint by 32 per cent since 2015, earning it an award for excellence in climate action.

A Queensland avocado supplier has brought in a range of solutions from Orora as part of its shift to sustainability.

An Australian green startup has hit a landmark 15,000 individual customers for its degradable, non-plastic dog poop bags.

Unilever is trialling reuse-refill initiatives for a range of its products around the world to offer a sustainable solution to single-use plastic packaging, and reduce the amount of plastic in circulation.

Coca-Cola Amatil will make all plastic bottles under a litre, as well as every water bottle, from recycled plastic by the end of the year in New Zealand.

The UK government is investing £60m ($107.3m AUD) in a fund to research ways of reducing single-use plastics.