Sustainability

Aramark to reduce plastic straws, cups and soup containers. Photo: Aramark.

Aramak to reduce all single-use plastic by 2022

By Jenny Eagle

Aramark, food and facilities management, says it will significantly reduce its single-use disposable plastics by 2022 starting with straws, cups and soup containers.

Cascade's brewery has operated in Tasmania since 1832. Pic: Carlton & United Breweries.

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Cascade stops using plastic six-pack rings

By Rachel Arthur

Australian beer brand Cascade is discontinuing the use of plastic six-pack rings on its cans; with other Carlton & United Breweries brands to follow over the next 12 months.

Cans might not be the answer to plastic problem ©iStock

Don’t get carried away by cans of water

By David Burrows

This week, Tesco became the first major supermarket to sell cans of water. There were gushing appraisals of the move to “forget plastic”. On-the-go drinking options “just got way more sustainable”, noted the Huffington Post, citing the fact that aluminium...

What will tomorrow's consumers be looking for when they buy wine? To start with, they'll be more interested in how the grapes have been grown.

Organic, natural, biodynamic… What next for wine?

By Rachel Arthur

Wine has been popular for centuries: but as consumers becoming increasingly concerned about sustainability there’s huge potential for niche categories – such as organic, natural and biodynamic – to grow. BeverageDaily puts the spotlight on the trends...

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