WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Waste avoidance projects secure funding

Waste avoidance projects secure funding

Four WA organisations have received funding from the state government as part of the Community and Industry Engagement program to drive their waste avoidance projects forward.

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Serial dumper slapped with $40,000 fine

Serial dumper slapped with $40,000 fine

WA's environmental regulator has taken action against a serial illegal dumper, a 46-year-old South Perth man who offloaded truckloads of property refurbishment waste four times in eight months.

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Barrow Island contract goes to Cleanaway

Barrow Island contract goes to Cleanaway

Cleanaway has been awarded a contract for the provision of waste management services to Chevron Australia, and among the sites it will be servicing is Barrow Island.

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Toxfree to cease services on Barrow Island

Toxfree to cease services on Barrow Island

Toxfree's waste management services to Chevron Australia on its Gorgon LNG project on Barrow Island, WA will cease by the end of the financial year.

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Perth team produces commercially viable energy-harvesting clear glass

Perth team produces commercially viable energy-harvesting clear glass

A team of scientists from the Electron Scientist Research Institute (ESRI) at Edith Cowan University, in collaboration with Perth-based company ClearVue Technologies, has developed what they say is the world's the first commercially viable energy-harvesting...

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ARENA's off-grid portfolio of projects leading the world

ARENA's off-grid portfolio of projects leading the world

The ARENA off-grid portfolio now boasts a collection of world leading innovations, with four projects now operational and a number that will become operational later in 2017.

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Carnegie receive $20M commitment for Australia's first commercial wave farm

Carnegie receive $20M commitment for Australia's first commercial wave farm

The Western Australian State Labor government has promised to fund a wave project in Albany if elected, with Carnegie Clean Energy receiving a $19.5 million commitment from the Labor party.

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Kalgoorlie could lose kerbside recycling

Kalgoorlie could lose kerbside recycling

The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, some 550km east of Perth, could soon be without a kerbside recycling scheme due to declining participation.

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WA election: WIA puts forward wish list

WA election: WIA puts forward wish list

As West Australians prepare to head to the polls on March 11, the Waste Industry Alliance WA (WIA), which represents a number of large waste management companies in the state, has put forward its position statement.

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Tyre recycling company fined for finger amputation

Tyre recycling company fined for finger amputation

A tyre recycling company based in Welshpool, 9km from Perth, has been fined over an incident which caused a worker's fingers to be amputated.

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