While Australian environment ministers reported on December 15, 2011 the substantial costs of a national Container Depositing Scheme (CDS), Australia’s leading recycling company Visy is advocating against...

Despite widespread media reports to the contrary, Coca-Cola Amatil, Australia’s largest beverage bottler, denied today that it has been planning to initiate legal action against the proposed Northern...

A Communiqué by Australia’s Environment Ministers outlining a comprehensive long-term national waste strategy has been well received by the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC). Meanwhile,...

A Senate inquiry report released yesterday has advised that the Container Deposit Legislation not proceed at this stage, a conclusion that was welcomed by the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC). The...

A Greens plan to introduce a national beverage deposit scheme – similar to that seen in South Australia – is currently under review by a Senate committee. The inquiry today heard from food...

An Australia-wide drink container deposit system is being considered by the Federal Government, with Family First and the Greens both pushing for legislation similar to that seen in South Australia. The...

Australian Food and Grocery Council Chief Executive, Kate Carnell, has said today it was disappointing that high profile members of the community were still calling for ‘costly, outdated 1970s solutions...

The Australian Food and Grocery Council, Australia’s peak food and grocery manufacturing representative body, today welcomed the release of the Senate Inquiry into the Management of Australia’s...