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Sustainability

Sustainability Archives

Social enterprise Spacewhite eyes single-use plastic free future

For the first five years of its business, Spacewhite will contribute all its profit to Plastic Oceans Australia.

Coles aims for zero emissions by 2050 in new ‘Together to Zero’ strategy

The new strategy involves working together with suppliers toward zero emissions, zero waste and zero hunger.

KitKat launches Aussie-first recycled plastic wrapper

According to the company, turning soft plastic back into oil is the only path plastic waste can take if it is to be tran...

Coles, Nestle to help drive soft plastics recycling in Australia

The pair will join a study to look at potential sites in Victoria for an advanced recycling facility.

Woolworths unveils upgraded South Australia DC

The $57m upgrade features the networks largest solar installation.
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Coles Liquor raised $125,000 in Clean Up Australia Day campaign

Proceeds from Liquorland, First Choice and First Choice Liquor Market funded the Clean Up Kits.
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Little Green Panda: Turning plastic straws into sustainable alternatives

Inside FMCG interviews Little Green Panda owner Manon Beauchamp-Tardieu.

‘Biodegradable’ plastic will soon be banned – a big win for the environment

“Biodegradable” suggests an item is made from plant-based materials. But this isn’t always the case.

Australia’s most sustainable seafoods recognised

Austral Fisheries Glacier 51 Toothfish joined by the recently certified Fremantle Octopus range.

Government’s National Plastics Plan to close the loop on plastic waste

The use of plastic is increasing across the world, and will double by 2040.
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Air Wick and WWF to help save 120 native wildflower species

The Rare Bloom Project will run for three years helping to protect Australia's native wildflowers from extinction.

Japanese companies go high-tech in the battle against food waste

Food waste in Japan adds up to more than 6 million tonnes a year, costing the economy US$19 billion.
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Coles will stop selling single-use plastic tableware

Coles Supermarkets, Coles Express outlet and Coles Liquor stores will stop selling single-use plastic tableware products...

Ecostore launches aluminium bottle-refill scheme

Made from 100 per cent aluminium, the Ecostore refillable bottle is created for multiple use and can be recycled.

Aussie startup Pleasant State launches zero-waste cleaning products

The zero-waste product range consists of three concentrated pressed bars designed for different cleaning purposes and ac...