The Product Stewardship Centre of Excellence aims for the wide-scale adoption of product and material stewardship principles by businesses to reduce waste generation and create positive environmental and social outcomes.
Nestlé, together with other companies, has collaborated to develop Australia’s first soft plastic food wrapper made with recycled content.
The Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre has appointment Francesca Goodman-Smith to the role of TRANSFORM program leader to drive growth in transforming food waste into higher value products. The appointment is effective 6 April 2021. Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre CEO Dr Steven Lapidge said that Francesca was chosen to lead this program after an extensive and competitive international selection process.
Recycling of composite materials could be up to 70 per cent cheaper and lead to a large reduction in CO2 emissions compared to standard manufacturing.
A webinar on Implementing New Packing Instructions for Road Transport of Mixed Loads of Batteries purpose of this webinar is to be held on March 23, 2021 and April 14, 2021. Read more
One of the desired outcomes as a result of the National Plastics Plan was the need for consistency in wheelie-bin waste collection in Australia, according to the federal Environment Minister, Sussan Ley. At the policy launch, Ley said that it was important that all councils and the government work together to make the collection systems standardised. Read more
Wastech Engineering, a provider of waste management and resource recovery solutions, has appointed Scott Russell to CEO of the company.
The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) entered seven student design projects for the first time in the WorldStar Student Awards, which resulted in a silver for the Sustainability category. All seven entries received Certificates of Recognition by a global team fo judges for their outstanding packaging designs.
Up to 80 per cent of Australia’s food products’ packaging cannot be directly recycled in household waste bins, according to a survey done in conjunction with WWF-Australia, Planet Ark, City of Sydney, Monash Sustainable Development Institute, Adaptation Environmental Support and the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation.
The National Plastics Plan is not just a step in the right direction, it is the furthest the federal government has ever gone in driving a closed-loop supply chain, according to Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia (WMRR). Read more