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Sustainability

Sustainability Archives

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...

Marley Spoon commits to 100pc renewable power by end of 2022

The business aims for the next five years to be focused on its packaging, sustainable sourcing and food waste.

How Happy Human is saving the ocean one step at a time

Inside FMCG interviews sustainable brand founder Vinnie Ong on saving the oceans from plastics.

Colgate unveils recyclable toothpaste tubes – and offers tech to rivals

Colgate's Smile for Good toothpaste tube took five years to develop.

PepsiCo commits to recycled packaging across entire snacks range

PepsiCo partners with Clean Up Australia, Replas and Redcycle to increase soft plastic recycling in Australia.

Aldi Australia targets food in drive to eliminate waste to landfill

Aldi Australia has taken another step toward more sustainable local operations, announcing it is committing to zero wast...

A small step for China, a giant leap for cruelty-free

China’s decision to end mandatory animal testing is one of the many ways the cruelty-free movement is progressing global...

FMCG giants join global innovation fund to help startups solve eco issues

"We want to supercharge adoption of sustainable solutions by funding and accelerating fantastic innovations that will ch...

Woolworths to recycle batteries, mobile phones

Collection units will be placed in every Woolworths store around the country.

Amazon to let Whole Foods customers pay by palm print

Amazon.com Inc said it is rolling out biometric technology at its Whole Foods stores around Seattle starting on Wednesda...