If technologist and uber-philanthropist billionaire Bill Gates has his way, we will all be eating meat substitutes in the near future. But the jury is still out on whether the mainstream accept hi-tech foods as readily as we have smartphones.
The Carbon Farming Initiative is about to provide incentives for dairy farmers to reduce emissions from their milking cows. Emissions will be reduced by changing the cows’ diet. The proposed new methodology…
On Sustainable Seafood Day, Aldi has announced its engagement with Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) to help evaluate the sustainability of its seafood range.
Marine parks in NSW will be reviewed and bans on recreational fishing in most marine sanctuaries will be lifted as part of sweeping reviews by the state government.
NT’s container deposit legislation scheme is hardly going to make a dent in CCA’s profits and the company knows it. The legal case against the scheme is more about sending a message to other Australian states that may be considering a similar scheme.
New data released by the Australian Food and Grocery Council shows that Australia’s drink container recycling rates are continuing to rise, with manufacturers’ lightweighting of PET bottles playing a considerable role.
A Rockhampton meatworks will lower it carbon emissions and power bills with the help of a $4.17m grant from the Australian government, as part of its Clean Technology Food and Foundries Investment Program.
The Australian Food and Grocery Council has welcomed the Federal Court’s finding that the Northern Territory container tax doesn’t apply to beverages manufactured in other states.
There’s speculation that this could be the beginning of the end for bottled water, with less people drinking it and more people aware of the industry’s environmental impact.
Soft drink machine company, Sodastream, is using a public exhibition comprising 2,1900 PET bottles to urge manufacturers to develop more environmentally-friendly packaging for their products.
NSW Farmers has welcomed the new state regulations banning coal seam gas mining close to residential areas, but says more can be done.
Nestle Australia has announced that all of its chocolates is now independently certified to ensure cocoa is sourced and produced sustainably and on farms with humane working conditions.
Three of Australia’s biggest beverage manufacturers have united to oppose the Northern Territory’s ‘cash for cans’ recycling scheme.
The Conservation Council of WA has accused beverage giant Coca-Cola of dismissing the state’s efforts to improve its recycling standards.
A growing demand from consumers for environmentally sustainable wines has led one entire region to introduce a sustainable winegrowing program, writes Christine Salins.
A brewer is going green, but instead of solar or wind energy it is looking closer to home – beer.
Taronga Zoo will be helping Woolworths to achieve its goal of ensuring all wild-caught fish is certified by the Marine Stewardship Council by 2015.
The recent floods in Queensland have completely wiped out some citrus orchards and have caused serious damage to many others.
Frozen food brand, Birds Eye, has teamed up with waste reduction group, RED Group, in an Australian first nationwide recycling scheme.
Inadequate storage facilities, strict sell-by dates, bulk buying offers and fussy consumers are to blame for as much as 50 percent of the world’s food ending up as waste, a new report has found.