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APC and Packaging Council NZ partner to drive packaging sustainability

APC and Packaging Council NZ partner to drive packaging sustainability

The Australian Packaging Covenant (APC) and the Packaging Council of New Zealand (PAC NZ) have announced a new collaborative Trans-Tasman agreement to drive packaging sustainability.

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What a waste: strategies to avoid mistakes in contracts and expensive rectification

What a waste: strategies to avoid mistakes in contracts and expensive rectification

Good version control, proper reviewing, and clear lines of responsibility will help ensure you sign the contract you've actually negotiated.

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Institutional investors say Australia must put a price on carbon

Institutional investors say Australia must put a price on carbon

The Investor Group on Climate Change Australia, which represents major institutional investors in Australia and New Zealand, has called for the Turnbull government to put a price on carbon in order to unlock new investment in the electricity sector and...

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Building a clear vision for waste and resource recovery infrastructure

Building a clear vision for waste and resource recovery infrastructure

In March, WMAA will host the National Landfill and Transfer Stations Conference in Sydney. This event will discuss a number of important issues, some of which do not just apply to landfill and transfer stations.

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Green Box Thinking: Outcomes from the APC think tank

Green Box Thinking: Outcomes from the APC think tank

Green Box Thinking alludes to the simple and obvious connection that 'green' equals sustainability and 'box' represents packaging, however, reflecting on the complex issues underlying packaging sustainability, there is a deeper meaning to this title....

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Legal Eagle: Resource recovery orders and exemptions - how do they work?

Legal Eagle: Resource recovery orders and exemptions - how do they work?

Under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 (NSW) the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has the power to grant exemptions from some requirements to hold an Environment Protection Licence (EPL) or to pay the waste levy, where it can...

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Arcadis appoints urban development expert as inaugural Melbourne city executive

Arcadis appoints urban development expert as inaugural Melbourne city executive

Arcadis Australia Pacific has announced the appointment of urban development expert Pru Anderson in the newly created role of Melbourne City executive to support the company's strong continued growth in the Victorian capital.

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Online continuous sustainability reporting launched by Aurecon

Online continuous sustainability reporting launched by Aurecon

Global engineering and infrastructure advisory firm Aurecon has moved towards a digital reporting format by integrating a sustainability reporting feature into its website, allowing for online reporting on a continuous basis and making it easier for stakeholders...

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2017 Climate Change Policy Review: Terms of reference

2017 Climate Change Policy Review: Terms of reference

In the development of the terms of reference for the 2017 Review, Energetics made a series of recommendations to the Government and shared the outcomes of analysis on what we see as four key issues that should be considered.

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Hedging energy contracting risks in 2017 with corporate renewable PPAs

Hedging energy contracting risks in 2017 with corporate renewable PPAs

For large energy users, energy management in recent times has become fraught with risk.

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