CIRCULAR ECONOMY

Jet Technologies launches bio-plastics coffee packaging

Jet Technologies launches bio-plastics coffee packaging

Jet Technologies has launched the first high-volume bio-plastics coffee packaging solution in Australia, which will allow the country's coffee manufacturers to present their coffee beans in packaging that is fully biodegradable, but still strong enough...

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A recycling revolution is underway at Planet Ark in 2018

A recycling revolution is underway at Planet Ark in 2018Lock icon

Planet Ark is celebrating their 25th birthday and have recently announced some key dates for their campaigns and celebrations, including the relaunch of their flagship recycling information service RecyclingNearYou.com.au in late March.

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ANZRP appoint new CEO

ANZRP appoint new CEO

Australia and New Zealand Recycling Platform (ANZRP) have recently announced the appointment of Warren Overton as its new chief executive officer, replacing outgoing CEO Carmel Dollisson.

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Australian innovation set to help clean up Australian waters

Australian innovation set to help clean up Australian waters

Seabin is a floating rubbish collection device designed to reduce, and ultimately stop pollution in our waterways from entering the ocean.

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Aquafil & Genomatica join forces for bio-nylon

Aquafil & Genomatica join forces for bio-nylon

Italian nylon maker Aquafil and technology firm San Diego-based Genomatica have announced a multi-year agreement to create sustainable caprolactam feedstock, which is a key ingredient for the production of 100% sustainable nylon.

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Goulburn bioenergy project commences commercial operation

Goulburn bioenergy project commences commercial operationLock icon

ReNu Energy has announced that the Goulburn Bioenergy Project, located at the Southern Meats abattoir in New South Wales has reached practical completion and commenced commercial operation.

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Multinational firms worth US$1.3 trillion invest in circular economy

Multinational firms worth US$1.3 trillion invest in circular economy

A new global initiative to implement the circular economy has been launched in Davos, Switzerland at this year's World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting, with signatories from over 30 international companies together worth around US$1.3 trillion ($1.7...

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Amcor pledges to have 100% recyclable packaging by 2025

Amcor pledges to have 100% recyclable packaging by 2025

Australian-based multinational Amcor has become the first global packaging company to pledge that all of its packaging will be recyclable or reusable by 2025, directly addressing a major environmental issue with capability, scale and reach.

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Major Australian organisations commit to nationwide labelling scheme

Major Australian organisations commit to nationwide labelling schemeLock icon

Leading Australian organisations including Australia Post, Blackmores, Nestle, Officeworks, Unilever and Woolworths have pledged their commitment to using the newly launched, nation-wide labelling scheme put through by the Australian Packaging Covenant...

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World's biggest brand put on notice over laminate packaging issue

World's biggest brand put on notice over laminate packaging issue

The world's biggest brands have been put on notice about their inaction over the world's growing five million-tonne problem of plastic aluminium laminate waste.

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