ACT

A million collected

A million collected

The ACT's container deposit scheme is proving popular. Less than two months since it launched (June 30), the scheme has collected a little over million containers.

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WtE policy and food waste programs amongst ACT's immediate priorities

WtE policy and food waste programs amongst ACT's immediate priorities

The ACT has some ambitious goals, including a 90% landfill diversion target by 2025 and a carbon-neutral waste sector by 2025. It has developed a roadmap now out for public consultation.

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ACT CDS - details released; Re.Group gets involved

ACT CDS - details released; Re.Group gets involved

ACT will soon join the CDS club, announcing that it will roll out its container deposit scheme on June 30 with social enterprises across Canberra coming on board as key container collection points. Re.Group's Re.Turn-It will play a key role in the scheme's...

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Capital Recycling Solutions' recycling plant to undergo health assessment

Capital Recycling Solutions' recycling plant to undergo health assessment

Despite already dropping the most controversial part of their plans, Capital Recycling Solutions proposed recycling plant in Canberra's east will still have to prove it won't be dangerous to public health before they are able to move forward with the...

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Environment minister to review ACT's plastic bag ban

Environment minister to review ACT's plastic bag ban

ACT climate change minister Shane Rattenbury has ordered a review of Canberra's plastic bag ban amid concerns that it has led to "perverse" environmental outcomes, with people instead throwing out the post-ban thicker bags after only one use.

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NRMA invests $10m to create EV charging network in NSW & ACT

NRMA invests $10m to create EV charging network in NSW & ACT

NRMA has announced that it will establish Australia's largest electric vehicle fast-charging network, which will be suitable for a range of EVs and will be a free service for NRMA members.

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Exploring the upgraded Hume MRF

Exploring the upgraded Hume MRFLock icon

On Saturday, Inside Waste joined Canberrans in launching Re.Group's upgraded material recovery facility off Mugga Lane in Hume. And it was quite the event.

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Innovative hub for advanced recycling proposed for Fyshwick

Innovative hub for advanced recycling proposed for FyshwickLock icon

An innovative and comprehensive hub for advanced recycling, resource recovery and a renewable energy generation facility has been proposed for Fyshwick, allowing Capital Recycling Solutions (CRS) to export recyclables and import extra rubbish by rail....

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ACT commences green waste bin pilot

ACT commences green waste bin pilot

The first green waste bin collections have taken place in Weston this week, as part of the ACT government's green waste bin pilot program.

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New agencies created to replace the LDA

New agencies created to replace the LDA

The ACT government has introduced legislation to establish two new Agencies to replace the Land Development Authority (LDA) - forming the City Renewable Authority and the Suburban Land Agency in its place.

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