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Testing the viability of energy generated from non-recyclable materials

Testing the viability of energy generated from non-recyclable materials

Australian energy retailer EnergyAustralia has announced the launch of a study to assess the viability of converting part of its coal-fired power station at Lithgow in NSW, to run on energy generated from non-recyclable household materials, which are...

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Firefighters battling blaze at SUEZ facility

Firefighters battling blaze at SUEZ facility

A large fire has broken out at SUEZ's Chullora Resource Recovery Park, 15km west of the Sydney CBD and Fire and Rescue NSW are on the scene battling the blaze.

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Dunmore Revolve Centre re-opens

Dunmore Revolve Centre re-opens

A revamped Dunmore Revolve Centre in Shellharbour, NSW has re-opened its doors, following first stage improvements made as part of the the $14.6 million Resource Recovery Redevelopment program of works.

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NSW waste operators slapped with fines

NSW waste operators slapped with fines

Three waste operators in South West Sydney and the Southern Highlands have been fined more than $53,000 by the NSW EPA for alleged unlawful waste activities.

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New waste body forms in SA

New waste body forms in SA

A new waste and recycling industry representative body was formed in Adelaide on February 16, following a meeting attended by representatives from a range of companies with direct investment in the state's waste management, recycling and resource recovery...

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Australia's first renewable energy accelerator launches in Sydney

Australia's first renewable energy accelerator launches in Sydney

Sydney will be implementing Australia's first ever start-up co-working accelerator hub that will be entirely focused on developing clean energy technology.

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HCF becomes first private fund to divest from fossil fuels

HCF becomes first private fund to divest from fossil fuels

Sydney-based HCF has become the first private health fund in Australia to make a stand against climate change with their announcement to pull $20 million out of fossil fuel companies.

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Dear minister, there's $100M right there for the taking

Dear minister, there's $100M right there for the taking

Following the NSW cabinet reshuffle that included a new Environment Minister, it now appears a number of proposed changes have stalled and issues that should be prioritised have fallen off the radar.

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NSW CDS to start in Dec

NSW CDS to start in Dec

It should not come as a surprise that the implementation date for the NSW container deposit scheme has been pushed back to December 1.

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A fine solution

A fine solution

At the end of last year, the NSW EPA said construction and demolition recycling rates across the state had, for the first time, gone backwards. One company however, is increasing its tonnages and with its eye fixed firmly on the future, it has embarked...

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