Sustainability Initiatives Across Australia and Our Commitment

Sustainability Initiatives Across Australia and Our Commitment

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Sustainability Initiatives Across Australia and Our Commitment

In recent years, Australia has witnessed a significant surge in sustainability initiatives aimed at combatting environmental challenges and promoting eco-conscious practices nationwide. From government-led programs to grassroots movements, the country is making strides towards a greener, more sustainable future. At Pakio, we are proud to be at the forefront of this movement, aligning our takeaway packaging products with these initiatives and raising awareness about the importance of sustainability in our business practices.

Sustainability Initiatives Australia Wide:

1. Plastic Reduction Campaigns: Across Australia, there has been a concerted effort to reduce single-use plastic consumption. Initiatives such as the Plastic Free July campaign and government bans on plastic bags and straws have been instrumental in raising awareness and encouraging businesses and individuals to adopt more sustainable alternatives. 

2. Waste Reduction Programs: Various waste reduction programs and initiatives are in place, focusing on reducing landfill waste and promoting recycling and composting. The National Waste Policy and state-level initiatives like the NSW Waste Less, Recycle More program aim to minimize waste generation and maximize resource recovery.

EPA Waste Less Recycle More Report Card


3. Composting Infrastructure Investment: Compostable food packaging relies on robust composting infrastructure to facilitate proper disposal and decomposition. Initiatives such as the Australian Organics Recycling Association (AORA) promote investment in composting facilities and educate businesses and consumers about the benefits of composting organic waste. 


4. Circular Economy Advocacy: Australia's transition towards a circular economy involves rethinking the way we produce, use, and dispose of resources. Circular economy initiatives, including the National Circular Economy Hub and the Australian Packaging Covenant, advocate for sustainable packaging solutions like compostable materials to minimize waste and promote resource efficiency.


Progress towards the 2025 Targets as of 2021-22 (Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation)


Our Contribution to Sustainability:

At Pakio, we recognise the importance of aligning our business practices with these sustainability initiatives. We are committed to reducing our environmental footprint and promoting eco-conscious choices in the food service industry. Here's how our takeaway packaging products are corroborating with these sustainability initiatives:

1. Reducing Single-Use Plastics: Our takeaway packaging products are designed to minimize reliance on single-use plastics. By offering alternatives made from sustainable materials such as cardboard and compostable materials, we help businesses transition away from environmentally harmful packaging options.

See our paper and cardboard range

2. Promoting Recycling and Composting: Our packaging products are not only recyclable but also compostable, supporting waste reduction programs and initiatives across Australia. By encouraging proper disposal and recycling of our products, we contribute to the circular economy and reduce landfill waste.

See Our Sugarcane range


At Pakio, we are dedicated to raising awareness about sustainability initiatives and empowering businesses to make informed choices. Through educational resources, workshops, and partnerships with sustainability organizations, we actively engage with our customers to promote eco-conscious practices.

Australia's sustainability initiatives are paving the way for a greener, more sustainable future, and at Pakio, we are proud to be part of this movement. By aligning our takeaway packaging products with these initiatives and raising awareness about the importance of sustainability, we are making a positive impact on the environment and contributing to a healthier planet for future generations.

Join us in our commitment to sustainability and together, let's create a more sustainable and environmentally conscious food service industry.