End Food Waste Australia has welcomed recommendations for nation-wide food waste action, including data-labelling reform, product specification review, and transparent food waste reporting.

Coles has replaced traditional plastic net bags with recyclable paper packaging for fresh mandarins, which is set to reduce plastic waste by 11,700 kilograms annually.

Social enterprise Thankyou has unveiled its latest innovation: Forever Bottles – reusable and refillable glass bottles, which it says align with its mission to create a positive impact on the planet.

Visy has launched Visy Tread, an Australian-made temporary floor and surface protection solution crafted entirely from 100 per cent recycled paper.

Australia has enacted the Recycling and Waste Reduction (Export – Waste Paper and Cardboard) Rules 2024 – landmark legislation that extends regulatory oversight to waste paper and cardboard.

Unilever Australia, in collaboration with Clean Up Australia,, and Coles, is supporting environmental education in Aussie schools by providing Clean Up kits and online resources.

Boomerang Alliance has argued that the continued use of the ARL on soft plastic packaging has “gone beyond a joke”, as it is still being used to promote in-store collections that do not exist. APCO weighs in.

BioPak has released its 2023 Sustainability Report, which reveals that it is soon to launch an Environmental Impact Labelling Scheme and is developing a breakthrough lining technology for paper cups.

Leading consumer electronics and home appliances retailers and brands join forces to drive greater support and participation in sustainable solutions across the industry supply chain.

Milklab has partnered with saveBoard to transform recycled waste, including long-life milk cartons, into low-carbon building materials to be used as the walls of Milklab Lane.

With a focus on food waste transformation, sustainable packaging innovation, and the circular economy, Turning the Dial returns on 30 May in Perth.

Orora's Jarbot Reusable Packaging System has been named the winner in the Overall Packaging System Category at the Sustainable Packaging Coalition Innovator Awards for 2024.

Air New Zealand has trialled the removal of single-use cups on six domestic flights to explore how the airline can deliver hot drinks without the waste.

Visy says it has achieved an average of 63% recycled glass in its packaging across the ANZ region (this FY to date). The achievement represents a 5% increase compared to the 2023 financial year.

The inaugural Circular Economy Market Report by the Victorian government is, it says, a critical step towards the state’s transition to a more circular economy.

New research from CSIRO and the University of Toronto in Canada, estimates up to 11 million tonnes of plastic pollution is sitting on the ocean floor.