WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Tyre update: EPA acts on Stawell stockpile; GDT's plant to open soon

Tyre update: EPA acts on Stawell stockpile; GDT's plant to open soon

EPA Victoria has commenced the removal of the infamous Stawell tyre stockpile, comprising millions of unused tyres in western Victoria that has sat dormant for close to a decade. Meanwhile, Green Distillations Technologies (GDT) has announced that its...

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29% increase in landfill diversion in WA

29% increase in landfill diversion in WA

There has been a 29% increase in landfill diversion since 2011, according to a report released by the WA Waste Authority this week. However, it is not all good news.

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$20M commitment by CEFC for WA lithium project

$20M commitment by CEFC for WA lithium project

A West Australian project aiming to produce lithium concentrate, which is a central component used in electric vehicles and battery storage, has secured a $20 million investment from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC).

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AER signs long-term PPA to build wind & solar farms for GMA Garnet

AER signs long-term PPA to build wind & solar farms for GMA Garnet

Advanced Energy Resources (AER) has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with one of the world's largest industrial garnet producer GMA Garnet, which will see the construction of a 3MW wind and solar farm in Western Australia.

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GDT and Tytec partner to tackle OTR tyres

GDT and Tytec partner to tackle OTR tyres

Construction of an off-the-road (OTR) tyre recycling facility in WA, said to be the world's first, will soon commence.

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Perth now home to high-tech MRF (video)

Perth now home to high-tech MRF (video)

Cleanaway's new Perth materials recovery facility (MRF) opened its doors this week and the company says the new plant has the capacity to process all of the city's household recyclable waste.

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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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