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sustainability Archives

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.

Woolworths switches to locally made paper bags

The transition will create around 25 new Australian jobs and contribute to growing Australia's local production capacity...

Nescafe creates drink with upcycled coffee husks

The upcycling process not only reduces waste but also provide farmers with a new source of revenue.

“We’re on a journey”: Thankyou unveils plastic-free collection

After exiting the bottled water market last year, Thankyou is revisiting its sustainability initiatives to offer better ...
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Smart move: Nestlé makes Smarties packaging 100 per cent recycled

Confectionery giant Nestlé plans to remove around 150 million plastic packaging worldwide every year.
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OC Naturals solves a common problem with sustainable bottle design

Natures Organics also uses solar powered panels to reduce its carbon emissions by more than 4500 tonnes.

NZ dairy giants team up to tackle nitrogen leaching

“We’re all about finding ways to ensure Aotearoa New Zealand has a thriving environment and a thriving farming economy."
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Countdown starts work on New Zealand’s first Green Star-rated supermarket

Green Star helps plan, design and build Richmond Countdown in a completely different way.

Indonesia palm oil deforestation exposing firms to US$10 billion of risks

Major FMCG companies using palm oil in products could cost themselves more than $10 billion this year, according to a st...

Tip Top introduces 100-per-cent recyclable bread tags

Tip Top’s new 100-per-cent recyclable bread tags will remove 11 million plastic tags from South Australia’s waste stream...

Constellation’s Round Theory breaks wine bottle convention

Round Theory reinvents the wine bottle to appeal to consumers with a passion for sustainability.
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Pepsi rolls out first new 2-litre bottle in nearly 30 years

After nearly 30 years, Pepsi has unveiled a new 2l bottle design in the US.

McDonald’s has started building its 1000th restaurant in Australia

The global fast food brand will open its first sustainable flagship in Australia later this year.

Diageo to bring paper Johnnie Walker bottle to market

Unilever and PepsiCo among FMCG giants to embrace paper bottle technology driven by Diageo.

Dan Murphy’s opens its most energy efficient store complete with electric car charging station

Dan Murphy's store in Batemans Bay features a 53KWH solar roof, LED lighting and a electric car charger for customers.

Waste warrior: dealing with Australia’s systemic food waste problem

Joint investment in packaging innovation to extend shelf life is particularly important in the current environment, expe...

Wrong bin! Australia is perplexed by plastic

SPONSORED: Right or wrong, in the eye of the consumer the duty is on suppliers to do more about sustainability.

In the bag: The Swag offers sustainable alternative to plastic produce bags

Peita Pini details her journey to creating The Swag.

Winning worker hearts and minds is key to companies achieving their green goals

A lot of companies can talk the talk when it comes to sustainability but relatively few companies actually achieve their...