One of the most effective ways to reduce food waste in Australia is to improve packaging, according to Alan Davey, Director of Innovation at LINPAC, a leading fresh food-packaging manufacturer.
The NSW EPA has opened applications for the fourth round of its ‘Love Food Hate Waste grants’, aimed at projects to reduce food waste in NSW. The program is being delivered in partnership with the Environmental Trust, as part of the $465.7 million Waste Less Recycle More program. EPA Chair and CEO, Barry Buffier said … Continue reading NSW EPA invites applications for food waste reduction grants
Ferrero Australia’s factory in Lithgow is the first food company in the world to use an Australian-based technology that enables microorganisms to turn liquid sugar waste into safe water. The factory’s wastewater treatment facility was fitted with nine BioGill bioreactors to ensure it met the requirements for proper disposal of liquid trade waste. As the … Continue reading Microorganisms get a sweet taste of Ferrero waste
Round 4 of the Local Government Organics Collection Systems grants are now open for councils to apply for funding to reduce and recycle food waste in NSW.
The UK’s largest supermarket chain Tesco has pledged that, by 2017, it will donate all leftover food from its stores to charity.
The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) has launched the inaugural Save Food Packaging Awards for Australia and New Zealand.
At a time when one billion people globally experience hunger, as much as 50% of all food produced – up to two billion metric tonnes – is thrown away every year
James and Monica Meldrum, founders of Whole Kids Australia have teamed up with global recycling company TerraCycle to developed Australia’s first national recycling system for kid’s food packaging.
Woolworths has announced they will commit to eliminate food waste that is sent to landfill by 2020, and will begin a new partnership with Australia’s leading local food rescue organisation, OzHarvest.
A 2013 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) agreement to reduce food waste by 10 per cent across the region is picking up pace.