Latest Waste News

How 16 NSW councils are buying back recycled glass to create sustainable roads

A group of Sydney metropolitan councils have joined forces to recycle nearly 100 million glass containers per year into local … 148

Tyre dumping scam surfaces in WA

A week after the Federal Minister for Waste, Trevor Evans visited the controversial Tyremil facility in Queensland, the West Australian … 78

Bucher Municipal acquires Spoutvac

Bucher Municipal, a division of Bucher Industries, is acquiring the leading Australian manufacturer of sewer cleaning equipment and accessories. 72

Australia Post gets behind e-waste disposal scheme

In response to the issue of  unwanted electronic and electrical goods service disposal, a national e-waste shipping solution has been … 262

Evans says time is up for Tyremil site

The Minister for Waste and Assistant Minister for the Environment, Trevor Evans described the Tyremil site in Queensland as a … 146

Circular Economy

How the NSW EPA is using recycling grants

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9 in 10 consumers prefer sustainable products

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Plastics Pact network expands with US launch

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Features, International, News

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 … 0 190
Australia, Features, Online Subscription, Waste & Resource Recovery

How Waste 2020 continued with a message of collaboration

Every industry has the one seminal event where it gathers, connects and learns. For this industry, it is the Coffs … 0 174
Circular Economy, Features, New South Wales

Young Professional: Ark Du advocates for education to lift awareness of waste recycling

For Veolia Australia and New Zealand landfill engineer Fangzhou Du, colloquially known as “Ark”, a love of the environment has … 0 207
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Dual control kerbside range meets industry needs

A carbonator that reduces wood debris by up to 95 per cent

Research & Reports

Chapter 3 of the Inside Waste Industry Report is now out

Waste-derived products and wastes exports see strong May decline

APCO says labelling audit aids move to national format

$3.8bn disappearing in cold food chain waste


AWRE 2020 Expo reimagined

AWRE heads back to Sydney in November

SA WARR preps for live October conference

Sustainable Cities and Communities Awards Open


Australia, Circular Economy, News, Online Subscription, Opinion

Clock ticking on National Waste Action Plan 2019

The National Waste Action Plan was agreed by Federal, State and Local governments in 2019 with the following targets:0 237

Opinion: Urban Australia could benefit from small scale WtE systems

David Cocks is MRA Consulting Group’s Victoria manager. He discusses the option for using smaller scale Waste to Energy (WtE) … 0 354
Australia, Industry News, Online Subscription, Opinion

Steps towards a better solar PV industry

Solar Photovoltaic (PV) technology is playing a pivotal role in Australia’s necessary transition to a renewable and sustainable economy.0 496
Features, Online Subscription, Opinion

Opinion: It’s government’s turn to take out the rubbish

Victorian Waste Management Association (VWMA) executive officer Mark Smith shares his opinion on how the federal and state governments could … 0 492

Carbon abatement – the waste sector can do much more

Projections show Australia is very unlikely to meet its current 2030 carbon reduction targets, with recent reports of increasing greenhouse … 0 550