Sustainability

Spent coffee grounds: Unlocking a greener biofuel potential

According to the team, the process has the potential to enable 720,000 tonnes of biodiesel to be produced each year from spent coffee grounds. ©iStock

Researchers say the high calorific value of spent coffee grounds could be exploited with a more efficient technique to produce a commercially competitive, greener biofuel.

PackTheFuture award winners. Picture: German Association for Plastics Packagings and Films.

Battle of the sustainable packs: Germany Vs France

Bettina Haidvogl, marketing specialist, consumer goods packaging, Mondi.

‘Cows head’ sliced cheese packs, small pouch formats and paper packaging take centre stage at Mondi

Marcia Pires, polymer science researcher, Braskem.

Braskem packaging changes color if a product is unfit for consumption

Cold weather conditions are the most common cause of production loss among wine growing regions, the WineRisk study found.  ©iStock/Coco Casablanca

Extreme weather & natural disasters across wine regions cause $10bn in annual wine losses

Braskem Amppleo polypropylene resin. Picture: Braskem.

Braskem presents ‘I’m green’ plastic packaging for coffee

SealedAir's AirCheck service can help craft brewers document compressed air leaks inside their brewery. ©iStock/AGL_Photography

Sealed Air delivers faster ROI for craft brewers with expanded hygiene and processing needs

Nestlé Waters North America joins how2Recycle. Picture: How2Recycle.

Nestlé Waters North America joins How2Recycle

SIG Combibloc launches its first CR report.

Recycling blocks of pre-melted PE to combibloc EcoPlus - SIG Combibloc launches first CR report

Flow Water could be as big as Evian or Fiji, says CEO

Flow Water CEO thinks big: We could emulate the success of Evian and Fiji

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