NEW SOUTH WALES

EPA tracks illegal dumpers

EPA tracks illegal dumpers

Three years ago, the NSW government introduced tougher laws, including the power to install trackers on vehicles. Last week, the NSW EPA announced that it had fitted GPS trackers to vehicles suspected of illegally dumping construction and demolition waste,...

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Court imposes strict conditions on Gardenland composting plant

Court imposes strict conditions on Gardenland composting plant

The NSW EPA has welcomed the judgment handed down by the Land and Environment Court this month, imposing strict conditions on the development of the Gardenland composting facility near Port Stephens.

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Sydney Markets' environmental upgrade continues with new solar array

Sydney Markets' environmental upgrade continues with new solar array

NSW planning minister Anthony Roberts has recently unveiled the $14 million industrial scale car park extension at Flemington's Sydney Markets, which is one of Australia's largest purpose built solar car parks.

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CDS details finalised

CDS details finalised

The NSW government has finalised the operational details of its proposed container deposit scheme, publishing the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery (Container Deposit Scheme) Regulation under the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Act 2001.

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Several injured in waste truck collision

Several injured in waste truck collision

A collision between a Remondis waste truck and a bus in Sydney's west this week has left multiple people injured.

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Hexham Bridge incident turns spotlight on chain of responsibility issues

Hexham Bridge incident turns spotlight on chain of responsibility issues

Last week, O'Neill's Truck and Trailer Repairs was called to the scene after a truck containing waste material rolled on Hexham Bridge near Newcastle in NSW. This is the sixth rollover incident involving waste materials that the company has had to deal...

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Legal Eagle: Resource recovery orders and exemptions - how do they work?

Legal Eagle: Resource recovery orders and exemptions - how do they work?

Under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 (NSW) the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has the power to grant exemptions from some requirements to hold an Environment Protection Licence (EPL) or to pay the waste levy, where it can...

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Mirvac's new headquarters first to receive WELL Certification

Mirvac's new headquarters first to receive WELL Certification

Mirvac's new headquarters at 200 George Street is the first workplace in Australia to receive a GOLD certification from the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), which is the highest standard in healthy workplaces in the world.

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Byron Shire now offering free technology agnostic EV charging

Byron Shire now offering free technology agnostic EV charging

The Byron Shire Council is charging into the future by installing regional New South Wales' first ever technology agnostic electric vehicle (EV) fast charger made by Brisbane-based technology company Tritium.

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Central Coast garbos take action over unresolved pay claim

Central Coast garbos take action over unresolved pay claim

No bin collections will occur on March 3 from 10am as Central Coast garbage truck drivers will take further industrial action over unresolved pay claims by instead attending a stop work meeting out the front of Remondis depot in Somersby.

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