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Coke, Nestle and Danone’s Recycling Claims Questioned by BEUC
The European Consumer Organisation (BEUC) has raised concerns about the accuracy of recycling claims on plastic bottles, suggesting they mislead consumers.
November 22, 2023
FDA Monitoring Regulations for PFAS
The FDA is currently monitoring a phase-out of short chain PFAS and proposing regulatory changes to improve its ability to revoke food contact authorizations for such substances.
November 20, 2023
Upcycling Producer Rescues Produce, Other Foods From Demise
Loop Mission is working to save fruits, vegetables, and a range of food byproduct from landfills. High pressure processing has been instrumental to achieving this circular economy model.
November 8, 2023
New York farmers, businesses balk at packaging bill
Business owners and packaging producers in the Empire State argue that elected officials are rushing the process,
October 25, 2023
MSU Developing Residential Compostable Food Packaging
The PLA material would ideally work in residential compost piles.
October 11, 2023
ALDI to Reduce Plastic Waste by 25 Percent
In the last four years, ALDI has reported a 12.2 percent reduction in plastic waste, equivalent to 5,500 tons of plastic removed from circulation.
October 5, 2023
Shrimp-shell Based Bio-materials on the Horizon
A California-based company is making packaging material from discarded shrimp shells.
October 4, 2023
Upcycling Tackles Food Waste in Manufacturing
Concern about food waste continues to grow in importance globally. With so much of the waste happening before the food reaches the consumer, producers are finding new ways to make use of what previously went to landfills.
September 29, 2023
McDonald's Pushes Back at E.U. Reusable Packaging Mandate
The world's largest fast food company feels reusable plastic is setting back its sustainable efforts and promoting theft.
September 28, 2023
Coffee-based Bioplastics on Horizon?
Spent coffee grounds could potentially provide a bioplastic alternative to plastic packaging.
September 22, 2023
Packaging Coming Between U.S. and EU?
U.S. concerns grow over EU packaging regulations, potentially impacting trade relations.
September 22, 2023
On-Site CO2 Production Helps Food and Bev Producers Control Supply
A fuel cell technology can take the methane-rich stream from your natural gas use and turn it into a value stream for your plant, creating CO2, power, heat, and more.
September 21, 2023
Sustainability Projects Target Food and Energy Waste
The world faces increasing levels of food insecurity, and there’s much that this industry can do to combat that—and save more of its own resources.
August 15, 2023
Scientists Upcycle Plastic Waste to Soap
Researchers at Virginia Tech are developing a process to make soap from plastic refuse.
August 14, 2023
Collaboration Pushes Sustainability Forward
Whether getting help from an energy company, environmental organization, or government entity or engaging employees to develop resource-saving ideas, it’s clear that working together gets the job done.
August 4, 2023
Canada Solicits Public Help for Plastics Recycling Plan
The federal government is asking consumers and retailers for ideas on reducing single-use primary food packaging.
August 3, 2023
Optimizing Steam Traps Brings Conagra Significant Water and Energy Savings
Conagra Brands has received a ProFood World Sustainability Excellence in Manufacturing Award for second place in the project category.
July 31, 2023
Hormel Reuses Reverse Osmosis Concentrate Water to Save Water, Sewage, Salt
Hormel Foods has received a ProFood World Sustainability Excellence in Manufacturing Award for first place in the project category.
July 29, 2023
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