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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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Leaders of organics recycling unveiled

Leaders of organics recycling unveiled

The Australian Organics Recycling Association (AORA) NSW Division has honoured the leaders in the industry at its AORA 2016 Leadership Awards.

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John West takes top honours at this year's Banksia Sustainability Awards

John West takes top honours at this year's Banksia Sustainability Awards

John West Australia, the only national supermarket brand recognised at the awards, was honoured the highest accolade at the 2016 Banksia Sustainability Awards held in Sydney - solidifying its position as Australia's most sustainable tuna brand.

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Draft NSW CDS regulation released

Draft NSW CDS regulation released

NSW Environment Minister Mark Speakman has released the draft container deposit scheme (CDS) regulation this week for public comment, ahead of its July 1, 2017 commencement date.

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Sydney consultancy strengthening link between profit and sustainability

Sydney consultancy strengthening link between profit and sustainability

A small Northern Beaches environmental consultancy firm is aiming to transform the way businesses operate - strengthening the link between profitability and sustainable practices.

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New report finds Sydney's mobility system poorly performs

New report finds Sydney's mobility system poorly performs

A business-led project into workforce mobility has found that Sydney's system performs poorly for emissions of greenhouse gases, as well as long journeys to work exacerbated by congestion, which is impacting on economic opportunities for its residents....

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WCRA turns its attention to local government tendering

WCRA turns its attention to local government tendering

There are several issues relating to local government tendering, which have resulted in a drop in the number of companies competing for council tenders, says the Waste Contractors & Recyclers Association of NSW (WCRA).

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Veolia assists Sydney Markets with becoming greener

Veolia assists Sydney Markets with becoming greener

In wanting to become the "greenest market in the southern hemisphere," Sydney Markets turned to environmental solutions organisation Veolia to find ways to transform their end-of-life waste into valuable resources.

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Baker & McKenzie assists with Sydney Renewable Power Company's IPO

Baker & McKenzie assists with Sydney Renewable Power Company's IPO

Baker & McKenzie has assisted Sydney Renewable Power Company Limited (SRPC) in its initial public offering (IPO) of shares.

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Support for C&D reforms; calls for better enforcement

Support for C&D reforms; calls for better enforcement

The NSW waste and resource recovery sector has offered in-principle support for a range of draft construction and demolition waste reforms proposed by the NSW EPA last month. It is however, seeking clarity in a number of areas and urging the EPA to enforce...

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