The Minderoo Foundation has published its analysis of the origins of global plastic waste, showing that just 20 companies are responsible for producing over 50 per cent of the worlds plastic waste which ends up in global oceans.
The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) has published Australian packaging consumption and recycling data 2018–19, a new report tracking Australia’s progress towards the 2025 National Packaging Targets.
In an Australian first, 11 million plastic bread tags will be removed from local waste streams by the end of 2021 with the introduction of 100 per cent recycled and recyclable cardboard bread tags.
The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) has released a new program that maps the framework for measuring Australia’s progress towards the 2025 National Packaging Targets.
Despite the challenges of 2020, Australia has continued to deliver impressive gains on its journey to delivering the 2025 National Packaging Targets, writes APCO CEO Brooke Donnelly.
The Victorian Government is investing $1.7 million into 12 projects to improve the collection, storage and reprocessing of e-waste across the state.
Information on consumer products and packaging is shining the spotlight on recycling operations across Australia. Waste Management Review speaks with industry to discuss consumer confusion and achieving labelling consistency.
New research has revealed 85 per cent of Australian consumers want retailers and brands to be more transparent about the origins and sustainability of their products and whether they are engaging in ethical practices.
An independent national audit of recycling information on consumer products and packaging has revealed a situation that is confusing for consumers and does not support better recycling, according to the Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR).
Phasing out cigarette filters, microbeads and most types of disposable plastic foodware and containers would help halve the amount of plastic pollution flowing into Australia’s environment, according to a new report.