Tag: environment

Cutlery from the (coffee) ground

Sustainable Australian start-up Little Green Panda is redefining the way we create disposable packaging by repurposing waste into sustainable alternatives to single-use plastic straws and cutlery. The Melbourne startup has launched the world’s...

Pablo & Rusty’s pledges 1% for the planet

Pablo & Rusty’s has joined ‘1% for the Planet’, pledging to donate 1% of annual sales to support non-profit organisations focused on caring for the environment. “Joining 1% enables us to partner with...

Industry partnership leads to new PET recycling facility

Pact Group, Cleanaway, Asahi Beverages and Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to form a joint venture that will operate a new PET recycling facility. Under the MOU...

Government investment to improve retailer’s options

Media Release 9 August 2021 Australia’s peak retail body, the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) has welcomed today’s joint announcement from the Australian and NSW governments about a $24 million investment in 22 projects...

Reinventing recycling in Victoria

Pact Group and Cleanaway are creating a new $38 million plastic recycling facility in Laverton, Victoria. The facility will become Australia’s largest post-consumer polyethylene recycling plant, converting locally collected kerbside materials into high...

Consumers keep companies accountable

While consumers are aware that their behaviour can make changes, they still hold businesses accountable for a whole host of sustainability issues. Almost half (48%) of global consumers believe companies are responsible for...

Lion commits to continue carbon journey

Lion has released its 2020 Sustainability Report, which highlights the company’s significant social and environmental achievements. “Our core purpose is all about sociability and helping people to live well,” says Lion Group’s General...

WA puts a lid on single-use plastics

Western Australia is accelerating and expanding its plan to ban harmful single-use plastic items. The move to stop the use of items such as plastic coffee cups and lids, has been applauded by...
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