The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO), alongside Planet Ark and PREP Design, have launched a nation-wide labelling scheme that will help consumers better understand how to recycle products effectively. Leading organisations including Australia Post, Blackmores, Nestlé, Officeworks, Unilever and Woolworthshave already pledged their commitment to using the label and as such are actively working towards reducing the amount … Continue reading APCO, Planet Ark labelling scheme to combat waste
Unilever has called for the consumer goods industry to step-up its efforts to tackle the mounting challenge of ocean plastic waste and create a circular economy for plastics.
The Australian Institute of Packaging is collaborating with Empauer to undertake research into the attitudes and behaviours of industry across sustainability.
Sustainable packaging producer BioPak has launched a composting service in Australia for food service packaging, including paper coffee cups, in a move designed to divert food scraps and food service packaging from landfill.
The APPMA in conjunction with the AIP has opened submissions for its tenth annual scholarship program.
The scholarship will enable one packaging technologist, designer or engineer in New Zealand the opportunity to complete a Diploma in Packaging Technology.
B&F will be the sole distributor of Jet laminates and films in NZ, and will provide Jet’s customers with customer service and support.
To help win the War on Waste consumers and businesses need to properly close the recycling loop by purchasing products that contain recycled content.
Supermarket giant Woolworths has adopted the new Australasian Recycling Label (ARL) across its entire Own Brand product range.
The Australian Institute of Packaging has advised that registrations are now open for the 2018 AIP Influential Women Mentoring Program for Australasia.
As consumer awareness of the magnitude of food waste grows, Sealed Air’s Ron Cotterman says the time for retailers to implement more effective preventive measures is now.
Smart factories with efficient and fully connected supply chains are critical to manufacturing innovation.
In order to cover the important and dynamic markets in Australia and New Zealand, Ecolean has opened a regional sales office in Sydney.
Planning is well underway for the southern hemisphere’s leading processing and packaging trade event, AUSPACK 2019, with phased exhibitor applications opening on October 24th.
Food manufacturers looking for pallet wrappers that deliver speed, reliability, economy and safety need look no further than the Octopus Ring Pallet Wrapper from Signode.
The Australian Institute of Packaging is inviting potential speakers to submit abstracts for consideration for its 2018 National Conference to be held in Surfers Paradise in May.
Manufacturer of automated packaging machinery HMPS has been named winner at the Impact Awards 2017, which recognise South Australian companies with global potential.
Manufacturer of automated packaging machinery, HMPS has appointed Shaun Westcott as its new CEO.
Packaging manufacturer Pro-Pac has agreed to a $177.5 million transformational merger with Integrated Packaging Group (IPG).
Chep Australia won the 2017 Packaging Manufacturer Award at the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation annual Sustainable Packaging Awards last week.