The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has accused the environmental lobby group Boomerang Alliance of being misleading. The Boomerang Alliance has been campaigning with an online petition for...

Coca-Cola Amatil, Schweppes and Lion have launched a Federal Court of Australia action to challenge the legal validity of the Northern Territory’s container deposit scheme. The beverage giants made an...

Queensland’s flood damaged produce will not be wasted in a Sydney Market initiative that is converting damaged fruit and vegetables into green electricity. Sydney Market, which saw a 25 per cent spike...

Recyclable plastic tables and chairs will be making their way into Australian schools through an Australian-first recycling initiative run by Coles and Australian recycling company RED group. Over the...

While Australian politicians have been contemplating national recycling schemes, rubbish disposal is making further news within Australia and Scandinavia. A substantial increase in a Waste & Environment...

Australian recycling company Visy has announced it intends to take a leadership and guidance role to help the Australian food industry expand in Asian markets. At the opening of its new $50 Million recycled...

Despite over 90 per cent of Australian householders being active recyclers, Australian households and businesses are sending almost 22 million tonnes of material to landfill each year, with 31 per cent...

A European federation of glass manufacturers and allied glass industry participants has launched a new Facebook campaign.  The federation called the Friends of Glass and its latest “Little Taste Testers”...

An Australian packaging company, Amcor, has been expanding its U.S. profile through the marketing of a new U.S. niche for PET bottles. Amcor Rigid Plastics, a subsidiary of Amcor, has seen a growth in...

During May 2012, Keep Australia Beautiful in Tasmania and the Northern Territory, and the NevRwaste group of councils in Victoria, launched three pilot recycling and litter reduction programs, funded by...