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Battery Stewardship: if not now, when?

A 2018 CSIRO report titled Lithium Battery Recycling in Australia has identified that Australian lithium ion battery (LIB) waste is … 578

Dedicated rubbish truck to remove illegal dumped waste

The City of Greater Geelong Council is proposing to buy a large dedicated collection truck to remove rubbish that has … 612

No justification for cost differences in council waste charges – IPART NSW

NSW councils need to be more consistent in their pricing and will be regulated to do so, according to Gerard … 991

Recycling driving force behind road investment

The world’s first noise walls made from 75 per cent recycled plastic have been put into place along the new … 532

Collaborative process needed when purchasing vehicles

David Robinson is a fleet procurement specialist who has consulted for various councils and organisations when it comes to purchasing … 606

Circular Economy

WCRA disagrees with Cleanaway on pizzas

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What circular economy?

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A dip in the ocean, but it’s a start

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Just-in-time model not working for food

During the recent Australian Circular Economy Conference (ACEC), one of the webinars delved into Food and the Circular Economy in … 0 718
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First sod turned on Albury-Wodonga recycling plant

Construction is now underway on a world-class recycling facility in Albury-Wodonga that will see the equivalent of around 1 billion … 0 1670
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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 2821
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News, Opinion

Why bin colour matters

When it comes to wheelie bins, colour matters. Federal Environment Minister, Sussan Ley, at the recent National Plastics Plan launch, … 0 1163
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Wasted Space: When one Conference isn’t enough….

Dear Minister, I know it’s been some months since my last report but, in my defence, my schedule has been … 0 1573
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Why we should have a national landfill levy

  Australians want to take care of the environment, both locally and globally. That means preserving remaining natural habitat and … 0 2356
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AWRE takes a close look at waste and COVID

The opening session of the Australian Waste and Recycling Exhibition asked, ‘can waste and recycling successfully minimise the negative effects … 0 2248
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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 … 0 2359