Features, Hazardous waste, NSW, Online Subscription, wastewater
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
The Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre (FFWCRC) and Stop Food Waste Australia (SFWA) have unveiled their new unified brand: End Food Waste Australia. This strategic rebrand marks a pivotal moment in the fight against food waste, solidifying five years of dedication and progress towards Australia’s goal of halving food waste by 2030, in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 12.3.
The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) has published Australasian Recycling Label Consumer Insights Report 2023,
its annual benchmarking survey exploring consumer recycling attitudes, beliefs, and behaviours in Australia and New Zealand.
During this week’s National Asbestos Awareness Week, Australia’s Asbestos Education Committee is warning DIYers, residents and tradies of the ever present dangers of asbestos to help prevent diseases that kill more than 4,000 Australians every year – 235 per cent more than died on Australian roads in 2022.
Features, Hazardous waste, Shredders, TSA, Tyre waste
Tyre Stewardship Australia (TSA) has released revised used tyre recovery data as part of it efforts for Federal intervention in the market. The Australian Tyre Recyclers Association (ATRA) is concerned to ensure this data is well understood, according Robert Kelman, Executive Officer ATRA.
Features, Infrastructure, Online Subscription, Queensland, Recycling Facilities
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.
Batteries, Computers, Ewaste, Features, Hazardous waste, NSW, Waste collection
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
Container deposit schemes, Features, Victoria, Victoria
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.
Circular Economy, Container Deposit Schemes, Features
Coles is rolling out 47 Reverse Vending Machines across its Victorian stores as the state launches its Container Deposit Scheme (CDS) today.
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.