Manufacturing Processes Influence The Amount Of Microplastics In Food

Microplastics in food: The spectre that haunts the media. But what is the truth about fears, that particles from plastic packs could contaminate food? Luisa Kristina Murer, a student at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), has addressed these questions in her work for her Masters degree. She has been…

Nestlé And iQ Renew Soft Plastic Recycling Trial In NSW Central Coast

Nestlé and Australian recycler iQ Renew have announced the next steps in a trial which will see soft plastics collected through kerbside recycling and diverted from landfill. The trial will commence with 2,000 households on the NSW Central Coast, with plans to extend it to around 140,000 homes. With the vast majority…

World Food Travel Association Supports the UN’s Global Tourism Plastics Initiative

The World Food Travel Association (WFTA) has become a signatory of the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative, a project led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative (GTPI) unites the tourism sector behind a common vision to address the…
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