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ACOR and members call for NSW government to clean up pending “environmental mess”

The Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR), acting on behalf of its members Global Renewables and Veolia, has called for action … 58

Global sustainability report highlights necessary steps to reducing food waste in decades to come

A global food report has highlighted necessary steps to reducing food waste and closing the food gap to insure there … 75

NSW council promotes grants that consider environmentally sustainable behavioural changes

The Lake Macquarie City Council has thousands of dollars of funding for community groups planning to improve the environment or … 44

New Zealand steps closer to first 100 per cent recycled plastic packaging plant

New Zealand’s Associate Environment Minister, Eugenie Sage, has announced the government is investing in a new plant to create New … 214

Deaths in waste industry prompt Safety Summit in NSW

Recent deaths in the waste industry in Australia have prompted a Safety Summit to be held in NSW in a … 67

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Opinion: Australia’s $80m illegal rubbish dumping issue can be tackled through tech

Dodgy dumpers are causing big problems for Australia Subhash Challa, the former senior principal scientist at NICTA, University of Melbourne … 0 198
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Key steps to getting the most value for a procurement process

Waste industry experts discuss how to get the best value for a procurement process.0 171
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Young professional’s wealth of knowledge helps push transition to a circular economy

With experience in the packaging, resource recovery and climate change sectors, Lily Barnett engages with industry and government to reduce … 0 218
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Opinion: EfW can kill two birds with one stone – if government wants it to

Contributed by Gavin Shapiro, who is a partner at Hones Lawyers and specialises in waste contracts, waste legislation, EPA investigations … 0 156
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Opinion: Yellow-top bin recyclables will be banned within five years

This article was contributed by Adam Faulkner, the chief executive officer of the Northern Adelaide Waste Management Authority (NAWMA) and … 0 357
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Opinion: Refillable drinks containers are a viable solution to waste minimisation

This story is contributed by Robert Kelman, the director of Reloop – an organisation that brings together industry, government, and … 0 294
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Circular business models offer multiple process opportunities for businesses

The principles and thinking behind a circular economy are not new. Academics have spoken about the merits of a circular … 0 412
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Commercial organics recycling – success is a long way away

When people think of recycling, the first thing that usually comes to mind is commingled recycling. And more often that … 0 441