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When is waste ‘waste’?

How many times have you heard: “I wish we could stop thinking of waste as ‘waste’ and start thinking of … 67

APCO Board refreshes

The 2021 Board of Directors for 2021 for the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) have been appointed encompassing leaders spanning … 278

Victoria boosted with Circular Economy Business Innovation Centre

Victoria now boasts a $7 million Circular Economy Business Innovation Centre with an initial focus on reducing food and organic … 298

More WARR leaders question NSW budget

Last week WMRR CEO Gayle Sloan rebuked the State Government for failing to address key industry issues. Now the National … 322

NSW Circular Economy gets funding

While the industry waits for a strategic direction on waste for NSW, new intakes for the NSW Environment Protection Authority … 324

Circular Economy


Features, International, News

UK takes the lead in meeting plastic targets

As Australia begins to pick up speed towards setting and meeting sustainable targets, the United Kingdom is being hailed as … 0 865
Australia, Features, Online Subscription, Waste & Resource Recovery

How Waste 2020 continued with a message of collaboration

Every industry has the one seminal event where it gathers, connects and learns. For this industry, it is the Coffs … 0 819
Circular Economy, Features, New South Wales

Young Professional: Ark Du advocates for education to lift awareness of waste recycling

For Veolia Australia and New Zealand landfill engineer Fangzhou Du, colloquially known as “Ark”, a love of the environment has … 0 862
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Research & Reports

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Australians suffering a recycling crisis-of-confidence

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AWRE 2020 Expo reimagined

AWRE heads back to Sydney in November

SA WARR preps for live October conference

Sustainable Cities and Communities Awards Open


Australia, News, Opinion, Waste & Resource Recovery

FOGO is driving real reform in Australia

Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne have now all adopted FOGO (Food Organics, Garden Organics) collection from households, as a means of achieving … 0 1308
Australia, News, Opinion, Waste & Resource Recovery

Budget 2020 – $250 million boost for Australia’s recycling infrastructure

Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has allocated $250 million to modernise Australia’s recycling infrastructure in last week’s budget.0 862
Australia, Circular Economy, News, Online Subscription, Opinion

Clock ticking on National Waste Action Plan 2019

The National Waste Action Plan was agreed by Federal, State and Local governments in 2019 with the following targets:0 812

Opinion: Urban Australia could benefit from small scale WtE systems

David Cocks is MRA Consulting Group’s Victoria manager. He discusses the option for using smaller scale Waste to Energy (WtE) … 0 968
Australia, Industry News, Online Subscription, Opinion

Steps towards a better solar PV industry

Solar Photovoltaic (PV) technology is playing a pivotal role in Australia’s necessary transition to a renewable and sustainable economy.0 1121