Biopak

Biopak lets no waste getaway

Compost Connect is an online platform that provides cafés, businesses, and all Australians with easy solutions for their food and packaging waste. Read More
BioPak Woolworths Sustainability

BioPak awarded Woolworths Sustainability Supplier of the Year

On 19 November, BioPak was awarded 2019 Woolworths Sustainability Supplier of the Year in recognition of its ongoing efforts to reduce disposable packaging. “It is an honour to be acknowledged by Woolworths as a business showcasing excellence in sustainability. Their commitment to engage us to innovate sustainable solutions was the catalyst to making real change,” says Gary Smith, CEO of BioPak.
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Biopak gives back

BioPak’s vision is a world without waste. Through its compost service, BioPak hopes to offer a circular economy solution that treats foodservice packaging and food scraps as resources, not waste. BioPak is working with cafés and restaurants to spread awareness of its simple composting solution and encourage a behavioural change around packaging and waste. In December 2017, the foodservice packaging company began studying waste, where it was going, and what it was doing to the environment. From its surprising research, BioPak found the foodservice and hospitality sector sends more than 900,000 tonnes of organic waste to landfill. Read More
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No time to waste: Could a coffee cup ban work?

Two years on from the War on Waste movement, BeanScene looks at what has actually changed in the Australian coffee industry and the efficacy of a single-use plastics ban. Thousands of Australians order coffee to go from their favourite cafés every day, leaving with their precious beverage safely contained in a roughly eight-ounce paper cup. For many of them, once the coffee is gone, the cup is no longer of any use and disposed of without a second thought. That’s the problem.
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BioPak and Qantas partner to launch world’s first zero-waste flight

Australian airline Qantas soared to new heights with launch of the world’s first ever zero-waste flight, with the help of environmentally friendly packaging company BioPak. Flying from Sydney to Adelaide on 8 May, the flight is part of Qantas’s wider initiative to remove 100 million single-use plastic items per annum by 2020. “We want to give customers the same level of service they currently enjoy, but without the amount of waste that comes with it,” Qantas Domestic CEO Andrew David said.
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Biopak

Biopak introduces new pricing for paper straws

Australia’s leading eco-friendly packaging company Biopak is taking giant steps in saving the environment by offering huge savings on its popular range of paper straws. BioPak’s new pricing system came into effect this week with some products leaving consumers with savings of more than 50 per cent.
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Coca-Cola to stop distributing plastic straws

Coca-Cola Amatil has announced that from February, it will no longer distribute plastic straws or stirrers in Australia. Instead, the company will stock fully recyclable and biodegradable Forest Stewardship Council-accredited paper straws, sourced from suppliers BioPak and Austraw.
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