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University of Queensland researchers are developing a plastic that breaks down in seawater to help turn the tide on marine waste. Dr Duirui Qiao from UQ’s Australian Institute for Bioengineering andRead More
The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) has announced the successful finalists for its 2023 Annual Awards.
Batteries, Features, Product Stewardship, Vapes
Murray River Council has developed a comprehensive guide that covers the delivery of waste services across the council area.
Container Deposit Schemes, earthmoving machines, Latest News, NSW, Online Subscription
Clean Up Australia and the Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia (WMRR) have teamed up to call on the Australian Government to enforce a producer responsibility scheme for the safe disposal of vapes.
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Grafton business Clarence Valley Metal Recyclers (CVMR) has been ordered to pay more than $149,000 in fines and legal costs for exploiting the Return and Earn recycling scheme by double counting almostRead More
The Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water is inviting feedback on proposed scheduling decisions for managing four chemicals of concern for the environment, these being brominatedRead More
FOGO, Landfills, NSW, Opinion
The Boomerang Alliance has cautiously welcomed the progress report released at the recent National Soft Plastics Summit.
Pre-schools and food courts will be among the 4,000 small to medium NSW businesses helping to divert approximately 35,000 tonnes of waste from landfill each year due to $6 million in Bin Trim Networks grants awarded by the NSW Government.
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The finalists for the 2023 Waste Innovation and Recycling Awards (WIRA) have been announced. Congratulations to all the finalists. There were a plethora of great nominees, which made the decision to whittle down the numbers to the finalists all the more difficult for the judges.
Australia has a big problem with plastic waste, with millions of tonnes of household and industrial plastics breaking down in landfill, rivers and the sea every year. Like mapping of the giant PacificRead More