Nestlé teams up with iQ Renew on soft plastic recycling pilot in Australia

AUSTRALIA – Nestlé has announced a partnership with Australian recycler, iQ Renew in a trial which aims to see soft plastics collected from over 100,000 homes through kerbside recycling and diverted from landfill. With increasing […]

Ball Corporation launches Infinitely Recyclable Aluminum Bottle Line

USA – Ball Corporation, a provider of sustainable packaging solutions for beverage and food industry is launching a new impact extruded aluminum bottle line that provides an alternative circular solution to plastic pollution. Ball Corporation is […]

Nestlé plans US$2.08bn investment to boost sustainable packaging & innovation

SWITZERLAND – Nestlé has committed to invest up to CHF 2 billion (US$2.08bn) to lead the shift from virgin plastics to food-grade recycled plastics and accelerate the development of innovative sustainable packaging solutions. The commitment […]

New Zealand’s packaging supplier Grounded gets backing from Impact Investment Fund

NEW ZEALAND – Grounded, an Auckland-based sustainable packaging supplier has received an undisclosed investment form Impact Enterprise Fund, New Zealand’s first impact investing fund. Grounded supplies a range of sustainably sourced packaging, including pouches and […]

Coca-Cola European Partners opens a new production line in Sidcup

UK – Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has commissioned a new £16 million (US$19.73m) production line at its Sidcup plant, south east London, designed to handle lightweight tins ranging in size from 330ml to 500ml. The […]

Nestlé inaugurates new solar energy plant for Dubai factory

DUBAI – Nestlé Middle East has commissioned a new solar energy plant at Al Maha factory in Dubai, to accelerate the company’s efforts towards achieving zero net greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. The solar energy […]

Nestlé, Danone among firms recognized for leadership in sustainability by UN Global Compact

USA – Nestlé, Danone and Unilever have been named as Global Compact LEAD companies for their ongoing commitment to the United Nations (UN) Global Compact and its Ten principles for responsible business. Nestlé joined the […]

DanoneAQUA partners with Re-Pal in promoting a circular packaging economy in Indonesia

INDONESIA – Danone-AQUA, the bottled water unit of Danone in Indonesia has partnered with plastic recycling company, Re-Pal Indonesia for the development of plastic pallets made from AQUA label. To strengthen the collaboration, the companies […]

Nestlé inaugurates packaging research institute to accelerate sustainability agenda

SWITZERLAND – Nestlé has officially inaugurated the Institute of Packaging Sciences, the “first-of-its-kind in the food industry”, to further reinforce the company’s sustainability agenda. Located at Nestlé’s Research facilities in Lausanne, Switzerland, the Institute leverages […]