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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 … 34

Resource recovery and circular economy hot topics at National General Assembly

Resilient resource recovery and creating a sustainable circular economy were among topics discussed at the Australian Local Government Association’s National … 72

Ministers agree on global marine plastic pollution framework ahead of G20 Osaka Summit

Environment and energy ministers have agreed to tackle global marine plastic pollution with the implementation of new framework, ahead of … 54

Fire service urges NSW waste facilities to step up to reduce “disproportional number of fires”

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) is stressing the importance of waste facilities improving their fire safety standards as FRNSW’s David … 72

Grants of $7m available to NSW businesses and councils for waste innovations

More than $7 million in grants has been made available to businesses, councils and not-for-profits to support innovation in the … 51

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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 … 0 130
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Lead acid battery transportation better in wood or plastic containers?

There are many challenges that come with the recycling sector – be it the challenge of educating the public to … 0 68
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Scientists in NSW and Vic turn waste into various recyclable plastics

Scientists at Deakin University and the University of Sydney have conducted separate research projects to find new uses for waste … 0 123
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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 … 0 266
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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 … 0 347
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NSW return and earn has doubled container recycling in the state, according to ACOR

Contrary to recent comments to the ABC that, “.. the bulk of the containers that are going into the (NSW) … 0 434
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In 2019, being authentic, responsible and transparent will unlock new revenues for process manufacturers

Colin Elkins from global enterprise application company IFS has gazed into his crystal ball for the process manufacturing industry and … 0 518
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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 … 0 610