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environment Archives

L’Oreal rolls out funding to support vulnerable women through COVID-19

As part of 'LOréal for the future', the company will also invest €100m to contribute to the regeneration of damaged natu...

Woolworths wins case taken by ACCC over compostability of Select eco range

Court found that environmental claims made by Woolworths were not false or misleading.

Here’s what happens to our plastic recycling when it goes offshore

Southeast Asia has become the new destination for Australia’s recycled plastics.

Coca-Cola Amatil cans plastic straws and stirrers

The beverage bottler will now stock fully recyclable and biodegradable straws.

Poll: Do you think the plastic bag ban has been a success?

Six months on, are things better or worse?

How ‘carbon labels’ can steer us towards environmentally friendly food choices

Consumers tend to underestimate greenhouse gas emissions associated with their food.

Fonterra cuts carbon emissions at Brightwater plant

The dairy giant saw public pressure to cut the use of coal boilers for drying milk.

Iceland’s banned Christmas advert goes viral

Through the power of social media the ad has already had in excess of three million views.

Container Refund Scheme hailed a sustainable success

Queensland became the latest state in Australia to introduce a refund scheme.

US couple’s alternative to the “bag for life”

The pair are in talks with the "big two" about introducing it to stores.

Procter & Gamble aims to reach “Ambition 2030” goals

Global giant wants to enable and inspire positive impact on the environment and the society.

Nestlé targets 100 per cent recyclable or reusable packaging by 2025

Greenpeace says its pledge don't include clear targets to reduce and phase out single-use plastics.

Nestlé Australia, Smith’s win big at APCO awards

Top Aussie, global companies recognised.

DoSomething says dishwasher tablets have high levels of phospate

Only a third of dishwasher detergents sold in Coles and Woolworths are phosphate-free.

Campaigns urging us to ‘care more’ about food waste miss the point

"We actively prioritise the health and well-being of our family and friends."

Natvia releases Palm Oil Free hazelnut spread

New 5 star health rating spread in supermarkets.

Potential toxins in common products: who’s responsible?

Contaminants in products like shampoos and toothpaste are almost impossible to manage once they hit supermarket shelves.

How cutting down on junk food could help save the environment

How eating less junk food can also help the environment.