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Calls for COAG to reassess decision to ban export of paper and cardboard

The Waste Contractors and Recyclers Association of NSW (WCRA) is calling for the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) to rethink … 79

Survey on performance of consultants – Have your say today!

Each year, Inside Waste brings readers a review of consultants who work in the waste industry. This review cannot be … 69

APCO report details Australia’s progress towards improving packaging sector

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) has released the Australian Packaging Consumption and Resource Recovery Data report, which outlines the flow … 69

Kingston council’s resistance to extend life of recycling facility “extremely problematic”

The Kingston City Council’s decision to reject an application by Alex Fraser Group to extend the life of its recycling … 124

Year in review: the key points of 2019 and an outlook for 2020

It’s been said by industry and government leaders – Australia’s waste industry is finally in the spotlight and it is … 88

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Community engagement a rewarding part of the job

As an environmental management and law graduate, Chris Dart didn’t imagine he would be immersed in the world of waste. … 0 74
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Organics – a 10 million-tonne problem for Australia

With organics representing on average, half of the waste that goes into household general waste bins, speakers at this year’s … 0 206
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Manufacturing – what role should it play in circular economy?

Manufacturing must be on the table when talking about achieving a circular economy (CE), according to UNSW Scientia Professor Veena … 0 185
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Compost for Carbon: webinars for farmers to cash in on compost

Australian soils are particularly poor, both in terms of general plant nutrients but also organic matter, with undisturbed soils only … 0 43
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Robotics’ beneficial role in recycling process explored

When developing countries such as China opened the floodgates to receiving waste recyclables after it became a member of Organisation … 0 68
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Business as usual can no longer be the way to go, WMRR CEO says

Leading up to the Meeting of Environment Ministers (MEM) on Friday, the Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia … 0 141
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Consultation has closed on the NSW EPA’s 20-year waste strategy – What now?

It’s been 20 years since the Y2K computer glitch was expected to shut down global computer systems but amounted to … 0 191
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Let’s fix coffee cups so we can start to focus on food waste

If you care about money or care about the environment or care about climate change, ignore coffee cup recycling and … 0 271