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Full steam ahead for new waste council

Full steam ahead for new waste council

A new body - the National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) - has officially formed following the first meeting of its executive in Sydney this week. It will be led by waste veteran Max Spedding.

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NSW council amalgamations: partial reversal announced

NSW council amalgamations: partial reversal announced

Forced council amalgamations in Sydney will push ahead, announced the NSW government this week, but amalgamations in regional areas will be abandoned.

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Sydney Airport achieves Airport Carbon Accreditation recognition

Sydney Airport achieves Airport Carbon Accreditation recognition

Sydney Airport has achieved Airports Council International (ACI) Level 3 Airport Carbon Accreditation, through the work they have done with airport business partners in a bid to manage and reduce carbon emissions.

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Australian Waste Index records loss

Australian Waste Index records loss

Despite leading the Australian Clean Tech Index as the best performing sub-index for most Q4 2016 (see Related Articles), the Australian Waste Index has come out as the weakest sub-index in January.

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Australian climate-solutions think tank BZE ranked in the world's top 100

Australian climate-solutions think tank BZE ranked in the world's top 100

Australian NGO climate-solutions think tank, Beyond Zero Emissions (BZE), is now ranked amongst the world's top 100 independent think tanks, and is one of only six Australian think tanks to be ranked in this category.

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CMA Ecocycle tackles PNG waste

CMA Ecocycle tackles PNG waste

Australian mercury recovery and recycling company CMA Ecocycle is partnering with Papua New Guinea environmental services firm Total Waste Management (TWM) to reverse the historically negative story of international transfers of toxic waste.

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CEFC invests $5M in GreenSync to create smart electricity grid of the future

CEFC invests $5M in GreenSync to create smart electricity grid of the future

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has committed $5 million to Melbourne-based company aiming to bring smart technology solutions to the energy grid as part of an $11.5 million Series B capital raising by GreenSync to enable it to scale-up its...

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Will forced council amalgamations fly out the window?

Will forced council amalgamations fly out the window?

Gladys Berejiklian has been sworn in as the 45th premier of NSW, having been elected unopposed following former premier Mike Baird's shock resignation last week. She has been reviewing some of the Baird government's most contentious policies, including...

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CBA named Australia's most sustainable business on G100 Index for second year in a row

CBA named Australia's most sustainable business on G100 Index for second year in a row

For the second year in a row, Commonwealth Bank Australia has been named the country's most sustainable business on the G100 Sustainability Index.

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Positive year for Australian CleanTech Index

Positive year for Australian CleanTech Index

Over the last 12 months, the Australian CleanTech Index has gained 32.7%, putting it more than 25% ahead of the ASX200.

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