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Getting Banksmeadow off the ground

Getting Banksmeadow off the groundLock icon

In September last year, Veolia's Banksmeadow Transfer Terminal in Sydney's south commenced operations. The three-year process to get the facility up and running had its fair share of trials and tribulations and Veolia Australia and New Zealand site manager,...

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$18M biofuels plant opens

$18M biofuels plant opens

The $18 million Norther Oil Advanced Biofuels Pilot Plant in Yarwun, Queensland's first commercial-scale facility, is now open.

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Legal Eagle: A licence holder's rights and responsibilities - recent prosecution in the Land and Environment Court

Legal Eagle: A licence holder's rights and responsibilities - recent prosecution in the Land and Environment CourtLock icon

The holder of an Environment Protection Licence (EPL) under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 (POEO Act) has a broad responsibility to ensure it complies with the legislation, regulations and conditions of its licence. The limits to...

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Lake Mac to soon house organics processing facility

Lake Mac to soon house organics processing facility

Remondis has turned the first sod on its multi-million dollar organic waste composting facility in Lake Macquarie, which will receive and recycle more than 40,000 tonnes of food and organic waste a year when its completed.

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Concerns raised over Central Coast tender

Concerns raised over Central Coast tenderLock icon

Over the last 12 months, Central Coast waste truck drivers have stormed council offices and participated in full-day strikes to make their concerns known about potential changes to terms and conditions when Council's waste and recycling contract expires...

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Strength in numbers

Strength in numbersLock icon

Two years ago, Maitland City Council in the lower Hunter region of NSW set out on a journey to find ways to conserve precious landfill space at its Mt Vincent Road Waste Management Centre. To do that, Council decided that it needed to implement a garden...

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NSW CDS in a nutshell

NSW CDS in a nutshell

Friday, March 17, marked the deadline for tender submissions to operate the NSW Container Deposit Scheme (CDS). Next steps will be the appointment by the Minister of the Scheme Coordinator and Network Operators in June 2017. By December 1, 2017, more...

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Sydney NYE celebrations now to go green

Sydney NYE celebrations now to go green

Sydney's New Year's Eve party is known worldwide for its excess and its impressive displays of fireworks and pyrotechnics, but all that could change this year as a new plan to tackle climate change is implemented and the budget being reallocated for new...

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Sydney Water conducting research on food waste to energy

Sydney Water conducting research on food waste to energyLock icon

Sydney Water, in collaboration with the University of Wollongong, is conducting an innovative research project where food waste is being added to sewage through a co-digestion process for the generation of additional green energy.

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Waste 2017: Achieving better outcomes in new builds

Waste 2017: Achieving better outcomes in new buildsLock icon

At Waste 2017 in Coffs Harbour earlier this month, one area that was discussed at length was strategic waste management planning, particularly in areas with rapid population growth and new residential developments.

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