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C&D waste in a state of flux

C&D waste in a state of flux

A number of recent Court rulings around the country, as well as a delay in the introduction of NSW's package of New Minimum Standards for Managing Construction and Demolition Waste in NSW have left the management of construction and demolition (C&D) waste...

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HP Australia leads the country in print cartridge recycling

HP Australia leads the country in print cartridge recycling

HP Australia has become the first organisation in the country to have significantly achieved the milestone of printing 10 million print cartridges through its partnership with the Cartridges for Planet Ark (C4PA) program.

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Waste 2017: How to successful deliver an energy from waste project

Waste 2017: How to successful deliver an energy from waste project

Arup Australasian resource & waste management leader Joyanne Manning took the stand on day three of Waste 2017 at Coffs Harbour to share with those in attendance the key factors needed to successfully deliver an energy from waste project in Australia....

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Bio Gro turns to Backhus

Bio Gro turns to Backhus

Family-owned manufacturer of growing and mulching mediums, soil amendments, and biological growth stimulants, Bio Gro has turned to GCM Enviro for its windrow turning needs.

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Future Focus: Waste to Energy - fact and fiction

Future Focus: Waste to Energy - fact and fiction

'Waste to energy' - a three word phrase that sounds great and conjures up solutions, but the devil is in the details and beware anyone in local government, media or the public who thinks all W2E options are the same, better than landfill, and are easy....

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Rehabilitating a legacy landfill

Rehabilitating a legacy landfill

Word from the Victorian EPA in 2011 that the Trafalgar landfill in east Victoria had to close took the Baw Baw Shire Council by surprise. After all, the landfill, which commenced operations in the early 1960s, still had three years left on paper.

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Keeping the sector insured

Keeping the sector insured

If you think that there have been more fires at waste and resource recovery sites in the last few years, you're not wrong. According to Arthur J Gallagher principal broker Russell Boucher, the number of fire incidents at these sites have increased markedly...

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Waste 2017: Critical factors for the circular economy in print media

Waste 2017: Critical factors for the circular economy in print media

Giving a perspective from the newspaper and magazine industry, News Corp Australia's head of environment Dr Tony Wilkins took the stand on day two of Waste 2017 at Coffs Harbour to share the organisation's great successes all around the concept of the...

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Vic budget: wasted opportunity?

Vic budget: wasted opportunity?

The Victorian government has released its 2017-18 budget. But is it truly getting on with the job in the waste and resource recovery sector?

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Local Law 20 anti-competitive: WRIQ

Local Law 20 anti-competitive: WRIQ

The City of Gold Coast's proposed Local Law 20 (Waste Management) 2017 is cause for concern, says the Waste, Recycling Industry Association of Queensland (WRIQ). Not only is it anti-competitive, it offers no public benefit.

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