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Sustainability

Sustainability Archives

Possum-based hypoallergenic dog roll hits NZ supermarket shelves

Field and Forest - Hypoallergenic is one of the first hypoallergenic dog roll options to make it onto New Zealand superm...

“Flawed from the outset”: Behind the downfall of David Jones Food

David Jones’ parent suggests a move towards concessions model and longlife products to save ailing food business.

Sydney charity works to close the loop on food waste

According to Rosanna Barbero, CEO of Addison Community Centre, the charity will use the grant from Coles to install sola...

Coles trialling BYO container scheme in Melbourne this week

Coles Fitzroy will see customers able to use their own containers for select ‘scoop and weigh’ products.

Woolies makes major power purchase agreement in NSW

The deal will power a third of NSW supermarkets and avoid around 158,000 tonnes of carbon emissions each year.

Woolies removes 9,000 tonnes of plastic from circulation

"To put this into perspective, it’s the equivalent weight of 16 A380 aircraft," said Woolies head of sustainability.

Expanded polystyrene packaging to be phased out in Australia

The removal of EPS will be implemented through design, innovation and using alternative materials.
Capilano Honey targets home cooks with easy-pour Eco Pouches

Capilano Honey targets home cooks with easy-pour Eco Pouches

The new pouch contains 700g of Australian-sourced honey and uses 60 per cent less plastic than the brand’s 500g upside-d...

Unilever to convert to recyclable toothpaste tubes worldwide

After four years of development, the recyclable toothpaste tubes will be available this year in two of Unilever’s larges...

Australian startup ends single-use plastics in cleaning products

"Most homes have many bottles of cleaning products cluttering cupboards which ultimately get thrown away and end up in l...

Aussie supermarkets back pact to eliminate plastic waste by 2025

Aldi, Coles and Woolworths are founding members of a new plastic pact, which launches today.

BWX goes vegan: Beauty giant snaps up online eco startup Flora & Fauna

BWX plans to acquire Flora & Fauna for as much as $30.8 million amidst growing demand for vegan beauty and home products...

Brewer 4 Pines teams with Ben & Jerry’s in ice cream-inspired beer

Brewed at the 4 Pines Brewery in Brookvale and inspired by Ben & Jerry's most iconic flavour, the golden-brown nitro...

How Four Pillars is transitioning into a zero-waste business

Inside FMCG interviews Australian gin distillery founders, Cameron Mackenzie and Stuart Gregor on $6 million expansion p...

Cleaning the oceans one cup at a time

Their business, Bettercup, provides reusable cups in various shapes for both rent and purchase to suit different budgets...