Category Archives: News

Plastic-free Refill Stations are coming soon to Unilodge!

Today, there is over 8 billion tonnes of plastic waste in our planet, and this number is growing. Yes, that plastic fork you used at last summer’s BBQ is still floating around in a local landfill. Experts say if we don’t change, there will be more plastic than fish in our oceans by 2050. Join us in saying […]

New Harris Farm Store Features Cleaning Refill Station

Harris Farm Markets has launched its “flagship” store in Albury, NSW. According to the retailer, the 4,450sqm store will be the largest of its kind, employing 150 staff from the local community. The Albury store will also be the first within the Harris Farm chain to feature a cleaning refill station, which is stocked with […]

VANA partners with Unpackaged Eco

VANA (Victorian Authorized Newsagents Association) has partnered with zero-waste start-up Unpackaged Eco to create a national network of collection points for customers to purchase and return containers for re-use, in a bid to cut out single-use plastic waste. VANA CEO Brendan Tohill commented “We are delighted to announce we have partnered with Unpackaged Eco on […]

Unpackaged Eco explores shop, refill, return model

With climate change front and centre in the minds of consumers in Australia and around the globe, FMCG businesses and retailers are removing plastic, cutting back on packaging and reducing food waste, to say the least. Article featured on InsideFMCG by Ruth Hogan But pressure is building to reduce waste further across the supply chain […]