SIG is showcasing how waste can be turned into something useful through an ‘eco-canteen’ made almost entirely from used beverage cartons.
More than half of consumers in the UK and a third in the US are in favour of a tax on all plastic packaging on food products, new research has shown.
As the Fonterra Milk for Schools programme enters its fifth year, Richie McCaw will help mark the milestone with a series of special helicopter milk runs to schools in New Zealand.
According to the UK’s trade body for anaerobic digestion (AD), green gas can make a key contribution to meeting the goals set out in Scotland’s first ever Energy Strategy.
This week I am starting my working week off in Düsseldorf. This is the home of Interpack, the once every three-year packaging colossus that takes over the trade showgrounds in that German city. I expect to visit many stands and look at many machines, ranging from bulk bag filling to packaging for shelf units.
Tetra Pak research has revealed that 55% of primary aged children in the UK are currently drinking milk at school, with consumption levels declining further amongst pre-schoolers and especially in children aged nine and older.
In this season of eating and drinking, it is timely to consider the issue of food waste. For example, Gropper Dairy in Germany has teamed up with the local government to help reduce waste at source, along with recycling and raising consumer awareness.
The German dairy Gropper dairy has together with a further 37 partners from Bavaria committed itself to combating the waste of foodstuffs.