Latest Waste News

Waste industry finds lack of exemptions frustrating as NSW govt dithers

“The waste and recycling sector needs to be included in the definition of critical workers for all purposes, especially the … 120

Turning residual plastic into fuel and nanomaterials

No matter how many times you try and recycle plastic, one day it will reach end of life. As a … 156

The case for expanding Container Deposit Schemes

Kerbside recycling schemes commenced in the late 1980s and early 1990s in response to increasing environmental awareness under the mantra … 123

SA seeks consultation on more plastic bans

A range of different single-use plastic items such as cups, plates and bowls could be next on the list of … 67

Participants of Rocket Seeder program announced

From cattle feed made from citrus waste to reusable milk kegs, the startups participating in the Rocket Seeder Food Waste … 94

Circular Economy

ALGA welcomes government move on circular economy

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Close The Loop lists on the ASX

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Glass recycling plant for West Melbourne

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Capitalising on a rapidly transforming waste sector

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Features, News

Davis appointed new CEO of WRIQ

Mark Smith has resigned as the CEO of the Waste Recycling Industry Association Queensland (WRIQ) and will be replaced by … 0 71
Features, News

ESR or ETS: Waste treatments should be in the same basket

In July 2021, with the publication of the first batch of the “Fit for 55” climate package, the European Commission … 0 57
Features, News

Europe mixed plastic waste supply to further tighten

The European mixed plastic waste market is expected to further tighten in 2022 amid growing use of mixed-polyolefins grades by … 0 97
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Research & Reports

Credit: RMIT University

Nanomaterials – smarter way to deal with plastics

Tokyo University

FOGO as high-strength construction material?


Waste Expo conference goes digital

WRIQ’s September Business Breakfast

New date for AWRE has been announced – August 2022

Registrations for Waste Expo now open


News, Opinion

Wasted Space: Burning rubber and all that

Morning Sir, Greetings from the burning rubber capital of Oceania – and no, I’m not talking about doing doughnuts in … 0 137
Features, Opinion

South Australia’s CDS reform needs direction

At 77 per cent recycling, South Australia’s container deposit scheme (CDS) is in the bottom third in terms of global … 0 155
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Creating a real carbon pump

The COP26 climate change summit was recently held in Glasgow. The reason we needed the summit was that we know … 0 151
News, Opinion

How buying Australian products helps recycling

By Gayle Sloan, Chief Executive Officer, WMRR How different would our world be if we asked ourselves, “will the bin … 0 126
News, Opinion

Asahi/CUB join VicRecycle

Asahi Beverages, owner of Carlton & United Breweries, has joined Coca-Cola Europacific Partners and Lion as part of VicRecycle. VicRecycle … 0 228