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Sustainability

Sustainability Archives

Coles, FMCG giants earn Packaging Covenant Awards

Kellogg, Nestlé, Coles, BioPak, and Chep were among the winners in the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation’s (APC...

Click Frenzy to conscious shopping: Peter Krideras unveils Green Friday

Developed by Peter Krideras and Stephen Kulmar, Green Friday aims to promote considered purchases over unnecessary spend...

Australian beer makers fight climate change by feeding carbon to algae

The carbon emitted by fermenting hops to make a six-pack of beer can take a tree two days to absorb.

Pact Group wins federal funding towards $76m upgrade of packaging plants

ASX-listed Pact Group has won $20 million in federal government funding towards a $76 million upgrade of 15 plastic pack...

Woolworths follows Coles in ditching single-use plastic tableware

The latest initiative targets to cut down approximately 2.1 million kilograms of plastic every year.

IGCC: Woolworths among companies having net-zero claims scrutinised

A new report provides guidance on what investors and shareholders want from net-zero ambitions.

Soft-plastics recycling gets boost as IQ Renew and RedCycle team up

Two Australian recycling companies – IQ Renew and RedCycle – have partnered to boost recovery and recycling of soft plas...

Arnott’s commits to recyclable in-store point-of-sale displays

Arnott’s Group chief customer officer, Michelle Foley, said the change is the result of the ingenuity of its staff and i...

Woolworths expands BYO container plan for deli goods to two more states

Woolworths is to allow shoppers in Tasmania to bring their own reusable containers to fill up at deli, meat and seafood ...

Australian companies face more climate-focused resolutions than ever before

In 2020, for the first time in Australia, more than half the shareholders of a public company voted in support of a clim...

Nestlé calls on FMCG companies to help end recycling confusion

Manufacturers urged to adopt the Australasian Recycling Label as research shows a vast majority of Aussies are putting e...

Queensland dairy company claims carbon-positive first

Family-owned Maleny Dairies has begun working across its operations to reduce its carbon footprint including through ene...
Inside Retail & Kirk Group

Why printing is the missing piece of the sustainability journey

More and more consumers are now looking to their favourite brands to put environmental concerns first.

Aldi removes 2,000 tonnes of plastic from its shelves

According to the supermarket, 84 per cent of packaging across its supply chain is now recyclable, reusable or compostabl...

Praise, Evian commit to recycled plastic packaging

Goodman Fielder’s Praise dressings brand will now use 100-per-cent Australian recycled plastic across its Praise Mayo an...