Bacardi plans to have PHA-based liquor bottles on store shelves by 2023, despite the material’s higher cost compared with conventional plastics and the reluctance of industrial composting facilities to accept the biopolymer.
Recent growing fears of food shortages and empty supermarket shelves have spurred the emergence of fruit and vegetable gardens on residential properties, and independent ‘urban farms’ for local communities at apartment blocks and on suburban land pockets. Restaurant food gardens are also proving to be popular. Subsequently, award-winning urban design and planning consultancy Hatch RobertsDay […]
THE CITIES POWER PARTNERSHIP has today announced the finalists for its third annual national climate awards, recognising the work of local governments on the climate frontlines. Finalists were selected from a record number of entries submitted by diverse communities from rural townships through to capital cities, in the fields of renewable energy, energy efficiency, sustainable […]
Anois Wellness, a small natural skin care business in Adelaide South Australia, has taken the leap to compete with corporate giants and released a new product to child care centres which will significantly reduce landfill waste and improve hygiene practices across the country. In February 2020, Garden Gypsy, a subsidiary of Anois Wellness, released a […]
Finally, the Solution to Keep 1 Billion Single-use Coffee Cups from Australian Landfill October 13th, 2020: Melbourne-based specialty coffee roaster, Jasper Coffee, launches Australia’s first plastic free single use coffee cup and lid – just as COVID forced us all to shelve our reusable coffee cups. Now, Australian businesses and consumers have a 100 percent […]
Each & Every natural deodorant stakes the sustainable packaging claim with the launch of 100% plant-based sugarcane tubes.
ULMA Packaging UK has welcomed the introduction of a new British standard for biodegradable plastic as a promising new step towards further developing sustainable packaging.
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LifeFuels’ Smart Bottle system is adding dissolvable film packs printed with an edible-ink QR code.
Is plastic-eating, silk-producing bacteria a new ally in the fight against waste? A new $500,000 grant for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute should answer that question.
Plastic, Packaging and Progress Over the years, ALDI has taken a number of steps to reduce its impact on the environment. Today, ALDI publishes its inaugural Plastics and Packaging Progress Report. It outlines the supermarket’s progress and transparency towards achieving its goal of a 25% reduction of plastics and packaging by 2025 and what changes […]