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Proposed Sydney Green Grid to anchor sustainable development

Proposed Sydney Green Grid to anchor sustainable development

Sydney's population is forecast to increase by 80% by 2054, and as population density increases, our challenge then becomes how to shape the built environment to ensure that Sydney remains one of the world's most liveable and distinctive cities.

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NSW CDS update: interest in scheme's roles "strong"

NSW CDS update: interest in scheme's roles "strong"

NSW Environment Minister Mark Speakman says the pre-qualification process to select a scheme coordinator and network operators for the state's container deposit scheme received a "strong response" and a number of applicants have been invited to tender...

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NSW EPA dangles carrot to boost recycling

NSW EPA dangles carrot to boost recycling

Christmas has come early for councils, industry and businesses with projects that can improve recycling, with the NSW EPA offering $4.7 million in grants as part of its Waste Less Recycle More initiative.

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202020 Vision recognised for work in improving urban green space

202020 Vision recognised for work in improving urban green space

Australia's largest network of organisations and individuals working towards increased and improved urban green space - 202020 Vision, has been announced as a winner at the highly regarded Banksia Sustainability Awards within the Sustainable Cities category....

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A solar Christmas comes early for the Ronald McDonald House

A solar Christmas comes early for the Ronald McDonald House

A solar Christmas has come early for the Ronald McDonald House in Orange - who service a huge percentage of sick and unwell kids in NSW, with the donation of a rooftop solar installation by four solar industry leaders.

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New scrap metal legislation to commence in March

New scrap metal legislation to commence in March

The new regulatory model for NSW's scrap metal industry will begin on March 1, 2017.

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LBL changes - larger companies left to do the heavy lifting

LBL changes - larger companies left to do the heavy lifting

The Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR) has expressed concerns that proposed changes to the NSW load-based licensing (LBL) scheme would put more regulatory and financial burden on larger business, where they would be expected to do the heavy lifting,...

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Legal Eagle: NSW e-waste definition critically out of date

Legal Eagle: NSW e-waste definition critically out of date

Currently, there is no legislative definition of "e-waste" in NSW. Considering that e-waste is growing three times faster than other waste streams (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2006) the uncertainty about what does and does not constitute e-waste...

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A step forward for GDT

A step forward for GDT

New research from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has found that the oil extracted from GDT's Destructive Distillation process could produce a cleaner diesel blend. Inside Waste speaks to the company about their progress to date.

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CBA leading the financial service sector's Green Star movement

CBA leading the financial service sector's Green Star movement

Commonwealth Bank (CBA) has made an industry-leading sustainability commitment, by registering seven new bank branches for assessment to achieve a 5-Star Green Star rating.

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