Latest Waste News

Boomerang Alliance: Coles ‘’reusable bags’’ not reusable

According to the Boomerang Alliance, Coles Supermarkets in their recent announcement about using marine plastic waste in plastic bags are … 76

Chappel appointed CEO of NSW EPA

Tony Chappel has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) replacing acting CEO Jacqueline … 114

Queensland’s approach to address First Nations’ waste challenges

Queensland’s Respecting Country, A Sustainable Waste Strategy for First Nations Communities, provides a framework for 17 First Nations councils to transition to improved waste practices. The Queensland Government is the first and only state in Australia to develop a specific waste strategy for First Nations councils and communities, acknowledging that existing state strategies continue to … 44

Regional NSW gets $4.8 million for recycling

Regional communities are taking a lead role in Australia’s recycling transformation with the Morrison and Perrottet governments announcing $4.8 million … 84

A timely reminder about environmental licences

Not a week goes by without a prosecution of an operator in the waste industry in one of our environmental courts, either for unlawfully carrying out activities without a licence, or breaching licence conditions. State environmental regulators are vigilant in enforcing licences and breaches against the waste industry, with some recent prosecutions serving as a … 100

Circular Economy

Taking plastic bag recycling to a new level

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The case for expanding Container Deposit Schemes

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ALGA welcomes government move on circular economy

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Plastic fruit sticker example of what is wrong

Would the maniac who designed the first plastic fruit sticker please stand up! Why is it that every banana, orange, … 0 120


REMONDIS Australia has acquired Environmental Treatment Solutions (ETS). 0 113

Composting reduces GHG emissions compared to landfill

  Back in 2018, Mike Ritchie wrote an article comparing landfill GHG emissions to transport emissions. Prompted by a meeting … 0 972
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Davis Earthmoving adds to shredder line up

Veolia Water Technologies launches the Barrel

More to a truck than sticker price

Award win for UBQ Materials

Research & Reports

Turning residual plastic into fuel and nanomaterials

Credit: RMIT University

Nanomaterials – smarter way to deal with plastics


Charitable Recycling conference set for October 2022

Few Women in Industry tickets left

Waste Strategy Summit opens

2022 budget

Waste and resource recovery open house event


Opinion, Tasmania

BG & JM Barwick gets funding for organic facility

The Tasmanian Government is investing in organic waste collection and reprocessing infrastructure across the State. It has recently  announced that … 0 72

Indaver signs HZI as EPC contractor for Rivenhall project

Indaver has appointed Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) as its EPC contractor for the Rivenhall Integrated Waste Management Facility (IWMF) and … 0 46

Biogas engines to convert methane into electricity

Brisbane Landfill is converting more green methane (landfill biogas) into renewable electricity following installation of two new 1.1MW landfill biogas … 0 80
New South Wales, News, Opinion

BINGO continues remediation for issues at Eastern Creek

BINGO has continued to undertake remedial and preventative measure to address any potential odour from its landfill facility at Eastern … 0 189

Wasted Space: Is it that hard to be on the same page?

Evening Sir,. This land offers dichotomies for the ages. It doesn’t know what it’s doing – fire, flood, hot, cold, … 0 514