Australian supermarket heads have warned that the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak could negatively affect food stock due to packaging supplies from China becoming difficult to obtain.
2 March 2020
26 February 2020
Major Canadian companies across food, beverage and packaging sectors have collaborated to develop a circular economy for plastics in the country.
25 February 2020
Members of the Australian Fresh Produce Alliance (AFPA) and major Australian retailers are working together to help reduce packaging and food waste.
24 February 2020
The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica has announced it will provide sustainable bags for all households bags to reduce plastic waste.
21 January 2020
Malaysia has returned 150 containers of plastic waste weighing approximately 3,737 metric tonnes to different exporting countries.
20 January 2020
China has announced plans to ban single-use non-degradable plastic in the country.
14 January 2020
The US state of New Jersey’s State Assembly has reportedly failed to vote on the plastic bag bill.
9 January 2020
Technology and packaging giant Tetra Pak is working with US-headquartered software and sensor company Hexagon to enhance its Smart Solutions Platform with virtual visualisation and digital twin technology.
13 December 2019
Dutch non-profit organisation The Ocean Cleanup has announced it will make products from plastic caught in its first mission in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
11 December 2019
German protective packaging specialist Storopack has joined the Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW), committing to working towards eliminating existing and preventing new plastic waste from entering into the environment.