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Qantas Group to slash waste to landfill in major environmental push

The Qantas Group has announced an ambitious plan to become the world’s first airline to reuse, recycle and compost at … 15

ACT government proposes total ban on single-use plastics

It’s now been several years since the ACT banned single-use plastic shopping bags, and now the government continues on its … 9

AgriChemWhey valorising waste in dairy processing

With the aim of valorising waste in the dairy processing industry, AgriChemWhey is testing the techno-economic viability of converting agriculture … 16

Victorian SOLVE treatment facility now EPA-approved

Enviropacific announced that its SOLVE treatment facility in Altona, Victoria, has now received EPA-approval for its licence to treat Category … 31

Park Lake unveils Australia’s first playground made with recycled beauty products

Park Lake State School in the Gold Coast has unveiled Australia’s first playground made with recycled beauty products after winning … 37

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Modern challenges for asbestos removal

The use of asbestos was banned in Australia in 2004 immediately after the industry recognition of the life-threatening dangers associated … 0 107
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Shoalhaven’s waste solution: a viable alternative or a step back on the industry’s efforts?

Facing the danger of reaching landfill capacity within 12 years, Shoalhaven City Council undertook an extensive process of consultation to … 0 135
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Saving kerbside recycling

It has now been over a year since China introduced its National Sword policy to restrict the importation of kerbside … 0 203
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Isuzu will display its new heavy lifter at AWRE

Isuzu will display its new heavy lifter at AWRE

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The best practices for the PET industry in the circular economy

Future Waste Resources Convention 2018

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Future trends in weighing technology

What do a cow, a suitcase and a waste truck have in common? At first glance, these three things may … 0 242
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NSW EPA’s precipitous action jeopardises future resource recovery investments

On October 26, the NSW EPA released the Mixed Waste Organic Material (MWOO) – Regulatory Change, withdrawing the Resource Recovery … 0 363
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Why wood pallets shouldn’t be used for transporting used lead acid batteries

The wood pallet is currently the default device used for transporting used lead acid batteries (ULAB) in Australia. It has … 0 397
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Bingo acquisition of DADI may open up C&I sorting capacity in Australia

According to the 2016 National Waste Report, commercial and industrial waste (C&I) represents 20MT of the 53MT of waste generated … 0 388
Bio-based plastics can reduce waste, but only if we invest in both making and getting rid of them
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Bio-based plastics can reduce waste, but only if we invest in both making and getting rid of them

Drinking straws are just the literal tip of humanity’s plastic addiction. In 2016 global plastic resin production reached nearly 335 million … 0 397