Energy from waste, Gas capture, Landfills, Latest News, Online Subscription
Features, Infrastructure, Online Subscription, Queensland, Recycling Facilities
The ACT Government has expanded its landfill gas capture capabilities at the Mugga Lane landfill. This will reduce emissions and providing reliable renewable energy that could power up to 10,800 homesRead More
Circular Economy, Container Deposit Schemes, Opinion, Queensland
One of Australia’s biggest paper recycling facilities will be built in South East Queensland with plans to turn 220,000 tonnes of waste paper and cardboard from across Queensland and northern Read More
Circular Economy, Container Deposit Schemes, Features
As of today (November 1, 2023) the Queensland’s container refund scheme will now include glass wine and spirit bottles as part of its collection capacity at the various collection points around the state.
Circular Economy, Latest News, Tyre waste
A politician turning up to a waste expo is a rare event, so when Tasmanian Senator Peter Whish-Wilson made himself available to scrutiny at a seminar at the Australasian Waste and Recycling Expo (AWRE) recently, eager ears listened to what he had to say.
Circular Economy, Landfills, New South Wales, Online Subscription, Opinion, Recycling
Every year, 500,000 tonnes of tyres in Australia reach their use-by date, with only 15 per cent being repurposed in Australia. The rest are either exported overseas as fuel replacements or are stockpiled, dumped, or landfilled. Tyre waste is a huge issue.
Latest News, Recycling, Victoria
Mattrec Holdings has been awarded a contract by Wollongong City Council to break down and recycle mattresses at their Port Kembla facility. Wollongong City Lord Mayor Councillor Gordon Bradbery AM saidRead More
Circular Economy, Ewaste, Opinion, Solar panels
The Victorian government claims that 600 new jobs will be created through Victoria’s Container Deposit Scheme (CDS Vic), which will reduce the state’s litter by up to half when it begins later this year.
Latest News, Plastics, Recycling, Soft plastics, World
Australia is world leading in its uptake of residential rooftop solar, installing new solar panels at ten times the global average rate. This means, on a per capita basis, the solar waste problem facing Australia is far greater than that experienced in any other country. New research from the Sydney Law School aims to re-orientate renewable energy laws.
Circular Economy, Gas capture, Industry News, Landfills, Latest News, Queensland, Renewable energy
A new method for recycling coloured plastics has been developed by scientists at Cardiff University.
Queensland council leaders looked into landfill biogas extraction at an open day at the Toowoomba Waste Management Centre.