Sustainability

$2m wheat power partnership to fight climate change

26 October, 2020

The initiative brings together Mars Petcare, Kellogg's, Manildra, Charles Sturt University and Food Agility Cooperative Research Centre.


W-Cycle SupraPulp food-grade compostable packaging

21 October, 2020 | Supplied by: W-Cycle

SupraPulp packages can be disposed of the same way as you would salad.


Nestlé joins US Dairy to reach net-zero carbon emissions

14 October, 2020 | Supplied by: Nestle Professional

The industry plans to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050.


Fonterra farmers implement report to lower emissions

14 October, 2020 | Supplied by: Fonterra Brands Australia Pty Ltd

The profiles form part of a Farm Environmental Report, which combines a GHG Report and Nitrogen Risk Scorecard.


Rio Tinto and AB InBev sign on to make sustainable cans

12 October, 2020 | Supplied by: Rio Tinto Alcan

Both companies have signed on to produce low-carbon aluminium that meets industry-leading sustainability standards.


Karicare milk formula to become carbon neutral

08 October, 2020

Danone's Karicare milk formula brand in Australia and New Zealand commits to reduce and offset 100% of its carbon emissions.


BrewDog to double offset employees' carbon footprint

07 October, 2020

The program will allow the company to be carbon negative by offsetting the footprint of its employees and their four-legged friends.


What gets measured, gets managed

06 October, 2020 | Supplied by: SMC Australia | New Zealand

SMC uses a four-step plan to easily and quickly help customers in the food and beverage industry realise energy-saving opportunities.


It's time to be truthful about on-pack environmental claims

23 September, 2020 by Nerida Kelton* | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

Gone are the days when businesses could get away with simply writing 'recyclable', 'biodegradable' or 'compostable' on their packaging.


Woolworths launches recyclable meat trays

22 September, 2020

Woolworths has launched recyclable paper meat trays across a selection of its own-brand beef nationally as it looks to introduce more sustainable packaging.


Fonterra goes full steam ahead on pellet fuel

21 September, 2020

New Zealand dairy cooperative Fonterra is set to go full steam ahead on wood pellets at its Te Awamutu site, with commissioning underway.


Nestlé invests $30m to fund recycling plastics

17 September, 2020

Nestlé is set to invest US$30 million in a PE fund to help upgrade US recycling infrastructure and secure access to food-grade recycled plastics.


A sea change – from biowaste to dietary protein

14 September, 2020

As the demand for dietary proteins grows, Flinders University researchers are looking at sustainable new ways to cash in on biowaste, algal biomass and even beached seaweed.


Nestlé's soft plastic recycling trial to begin on NSW Central Coast

08 September, 2020

Nestlé and iQ Renew's soft plastic recycling trial is set to commence with 2000 households on the NSW Central Coast.


Victorian meat processor installs cogen to cut emissions

07 September, 2020 | Supplied by: Simons Green Energy

Meat processor Greenham has installed a cogeneration system at its Tongala plant with an aim to reduce operating carbon emissions.


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