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7-Eleven, Simply Cups initiative saves 20 million takeaway cups from landfill


From this to that…takeaway cups recycled into a car park bumper thanks to a joint recycling initiative between Aussie convenience chain 7-Eleven and Simply Cups . The project has saved more

Domino’s ditches single-use plastic and trials industry-first concept


Domino’s is ending its reliance on single-use plastic straws and spoons in more than 710 stores across the country by 30 June 2021.  The pizza chain estimates the change to biodegradable straws

Young Aussies want retailers to have a sustainability plan


Retailers need to have an environmental plan if they hope to attract young Aussie consumers. That’s according to a new report from Mastercard which reveals a growing trend toward eco-conscious

McDonald’s ‘green’ flagship store revealed in Victoria


The first McDonald’s ‘green’ flagship store has opened in Melton, Victoria, with franchisee Ben Westover at the helm. Ben and his team will be the first to trial, evaluate and

Muffin Break and 7-Eleven coffee cup recycling plan boosted


Franchise icons Muffin Break and 7-Eleven have had their coffee cup recycling plans boosted, with shopping centre landlord Lendlease backing the sustainability push. The landlord announced a new deal with

Ben & Jerry’s cashless store unveiled


Ben & Jerry’s is trialling cashless stores. The global ice cream chain is testing payment methods at its newest location, Wellington Airport. In a first for the brand, the pop-up scoop shop

Subway puts sustainability on the menu


Following the much-publicised war on waste, the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation has released its 2018 Annual Report, which sees Subway, Australia’s largest quick service restaurant chain reaffirm its commitment to innovation and sustainability.

What are the best replacements for single-use plastic bags?


The plastic bag ban by the major supermarkets (and Coles’ pivot away from its ban after backlash, then pivot back to the ban after a backlash to the backlash) has left plenty of people scratching their heads.

Sustainability brewing at Muffin Break


A new environmental initiative sees Quick Service Restaurant Muffin Break partner with coffee cup recycling program, Simply Cups to help win the war on waste.

7-Eleven launch Australian first recycling initiative


7-Eleven and partners, Simply Cups, have announced two Australian-first recycling initiatives.