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  • Nestlé Launches Paper Packaging For Snack Bars

    Nestlé Launches Paper Packaging For Snack Bars

    Global food giant Nestlé SA has developed new paper packaging for its YES! snack bars, a technology it hopes to scale up and extend to other confectionery products as it seeks to make all its...

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  • Packaging Company Tetra Pak Tests Paper Straws In Europe

    Packaging Company Tetra Pak Tests Paper Straws In Europe

    Food packaging and processing company ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Tetra Pak has announced that it is testing paper straws for beverage products in Europe. The move makes it the first carton packaging...

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  • Italy’s Unes Launches Initiatives To Protect Environment

    Italy’s Unes Launches Initiatives To Protect Environment

    Italian retailer Unes has introduced a set of initiatives aimed at raising consumer awareness of the need to protect the environment. These include the elimination of plastic tableware from its...

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  • Sainsbury's Introduces Eco-Friendly Alternative To Black Plastic For Chilled Meals

    Sainsbury's Introduces Eco-Friendly Alternative To Black Plastic For Chilled Meals

    UK retailer Sainbury's is replacing black plastic used in chilled ready meal trays with natural CPET, a form of recyclable plastic. The new material will be incorporated in the packaging of all...

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  • Aldi And Plastic Bank Gather 40 Tonnes Of Plastic In Four Months

    Aldi And Plastic Bank Gather 40 Tonnes Of Plastic In Four Months

    Aldi's plastic waste collection initiative, in association with Plastic Bank, in the Philippines has gathered more than 40 tonnes of plastic in the first four months. In March of this year, the...

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  • Lidl Ireland To Launch Reusable Fruit And Vegetables Bags

    Lidl Ireland To Launch Reusable Fruit And Vegetables Bags

    Lidl Ireland has announced plans to launch reusable bags for fruit and vegetables in all its 162 outlets across the country in September. The 'Green Bags', priced at 99c a pair, will offer...

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  • Nespresso Launches Bikes Made Of Recycled Coffee Capsules

    Nespresso Launches Bikes Made Of Recycled Coffee Capsules

    Nespresso has partnered with Swedish bike brand Vélosophy to launch limited-edition bikes made of recycled aluminium coffee capsules. Commencing today, (12 August) some 1,000 'Re:Cycle' bikes,...

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  • L’Oréal and Beiersdorf Lead Sustainable Palm Oil Sourcing Commitment

    L’Oréal and Beiersdorf Lead Sustainable Palm Oil Sourcing Commitment

    Non-profit environmental advocate and climate research provider, CDP, reveals how personal care household name, L’Oréal, and skin care name, Beiersdorf, set a positive precedent in personal care...

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  • Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 mln for Pacific climate change

    Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 mln for Pacific climate change

    Australia will donate A$500 million ($339 million) to Pacific Islands for renewable energy projects and to help its neighbours prepare for the impact of climate change, Prime Minister Scott...

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  • UK university bans beef to combat 'climate emergency'

    UK university bans beef to combat 'climate emergency'

    The college said it aimed to switch to clean energy and become carbon neutral - meaning it will produce no more carbon emissions than it can offset - by 2025See it on Scoop.it, via Sustainable...

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  • Spar Austria launches bioplastic toothbrush under Beauty Kiss private label

    Spar Austria launches bioplastic toothbrush under Beauty Kiss private label

    Retail major Spar has launched an organic bioplastic toothbrush in Austria under its private label Beauty Kiss.Launched at the end of July and sold under the retailer’s own brand Beauty Kiss, the...

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  • HanesBrands' EcoSmart line helps cut climate impact 

    HanesBrands' EcoSmart line helps cut climate impact 

    Apparel giant HanesBrands is introducing new EcoSmart items to its line-up as it explores demand for more environmentally-friendly products and production methods.See it on Scoop.it, via...

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  • US senators respond to reports of cocoa sourced with the help of child labor

    US senators respond to reports of cocoa sourced with the help of child labor

    Following an investigation published in The Washington Post in June, two Democratic lawmakers requested that existing laws prohibiting such imports be enforced. enators Ron Wyden of Oregon and...

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