WASTE & RESOURCE RECOVERY

Dear minister, there's $100M right there for the taking

Dear minister, there's $100M right there for the taking

Following the NSW cabinet reshuffle that included a new Environment Minister, it now appears a number of proposed changes have stalled and issues that should be prioritised have fallen off the radar.

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NSW CDS to start in Dec

NSW CDS to start in Dec

It should not come as a surprise that the implementation date for the NSW container deposit scheme has been pushed back to December 1.

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A fine solution

A fine solution

At the end of last year, the NSW EPA said construction and demolition recycling rates across the state had, for the first time, gone backwards. One company however, is increasing its tonnages and with its eye fixed firmly on the future, it has embarked...

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And the six finalists are...

And the six finalists are...

The Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) has announced the finalists for the 2017 Australian Landfill and Transfer Stations Innovation and Excellence Awards.

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Waste transporters under scrutiny

Waste transporters under scrutiny

EPA Victoria and VicRoads have commenced joint operations across the state, targeting waste transporters to ensure their vehicles are roadworthy and comply with waste transport laws.

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Recycler tackles aquaculture's waste

Recycler tackles aquaculture's waste

One Tassie recycler has set its sights on end-of-life fishing lines and nets - difficult to recycle materials given the number of polymers they're made of - and will soon install "very expensive" technology to divert these problem wastes from landfill....

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Exploring the gold mine that is the Northern Territory

Exploring the gold mine that is the Northern Territory

One of the commitments the Labor government made to the waste and resource recovery sector when it won the Northern Territory election in August last year was that it would overhaul the regulatory and legislative environment over the next few years.

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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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A fine month

A fine month

Two companies and a council on the eastern seaboard are feeling the pinch from fines issued by the Victorian and NSW EPAs.

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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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