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ACT commences green waste bin pilot

ACT commences green waste bin pilot

The first green waste bin collections have taken place in Weston this week, as part of the ACT government's green waste bin pilot program.

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New agencies created to replace the LDA

New agencies created to replace the LDA

The ACT government has introduced legislation to establish two new Agencies to replace the Land Development Authority (LDA) - forming the City Renewable Authority and the Suburban Land Agency in its place.

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ACT greenhouse gas emissions falling

ACT greenhouse gas emissions falling

The latest ACT greenhouse gas inventory report shows the territory's electricity, gas, and per capita emissions are falling, but the government says more work needs to be done to reduce emissions transport and waste.

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ACT's 100% RET still on the cards with Labor re-election

ACT's 100% RET still on the cards with Labor re-election

The Australian Capital Territory's push for 100% renewable energy is safe after the most recent election over the weekend, which saw the territory's Labor government gain power for the fifth consecutive time.

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Mattress recycler lauded for efforts

Mattress recycler lauded for efforts

Social enterprise Soft Landing is in the spotlight again, this time for its efforts in recycling the ACT's mattresses.

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Access Recycling to build rail freight hub

Metal recycler Access Recycling has received $1 million to repair a shunting siding at Fyshwick in Canberra and redevelop an old Shell fuel depot into a rail freight hub.

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