Batteries, Batteries, Ewaste, Hazardous waste, Opinion
Features, Hazardous waste, NSW, Online Subscription, wastewater
The latest Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) statistics show an increase of nine per cent in Lithium-ion battery fires to date, compared with the entire year of 2022.
collection, Hazardous waste, Latest News
Primo Foods must pay $150,000 towards community projects in a legally binding Enforceable Undertaking with the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) after wastewater from its Western Sydney facilityRead More
Fire Waste, Hazardous waste, Opinion
The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has successfully prosecuted a company and two individuals in the Land and Environment Court, fining them more than $730,000 in total for the unlawful disposal of waste and supply of false or misleading information about that waste.
Features, Hazardous waste, Shredders, TSA, Tyre waste
A bonfire of mixed green and industrial waste materials has cost a Hampton Park garden supply centre a $5,769 fine.
Batteries, Computers, Ewaste, Features, Hazardous waste, NSW, Waste collection
Tyre Stewardship Australia (TSA) has released its tyre recovery data for 2022-2023, and things don’t look good. Alarmingly, Australia’s recovery of used car, bus and truck (automotive) dumped tyres is going backwards, having dropped to under 80 per cent, a sharp downward trend since the 2019-2020 peak of 90 per cent.
Circular Economy, Latest News, Tyre waste
Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is reminding residents of the dangers of placing any type of e-waste and batteries in domestic wheelie bins after two recent fires ignited in waste collection trucks due to incorrect disposal.
Features, Medical waste
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.
Hazardous waste, Online Subscription, Opinion, PFAS
Medical waste is a special category all on its own. Due to the nature of medical waste, it must be handled correctly and safely at all times. There are needles, bodily fluids as well as literally body parts that have to be disposed of safely and hygienically.
Flood Waste, Hazardous waste, Latest News
A decade ago, per and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) substances wasn’t a term you heard widely. Today, it is popping up all over the place. Its notoriety is increasing and even featured recently in the ABC televisionRead More
Ampol must pay $700,000 towards four community projects in a legally binding agreement with the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA). This comes after more than 9,000 litres of diesel mixed with floodwaters and spilled from its Kurnell fuel transfer terminal in April 2022.