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Companies involved in the packaging supply chain have come together to further advance a circular economy for plastic packaging in Australia utilising Australian-developed Cat-HTR technology.
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Australia is starting to embrace the circular economy and industry is looking for the machines and technologies to make it a reality. In the case of dewatering and pressing recyclables and organic material, the WEIMA – PUEHLER press series, offers new technology to meet sustainability targets, especially for the dairy and brewery industries of Australia and New Zealand.
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SUEZ has appointed Kevin Werksman as the new CEO for its Australia and New Zealand operations.
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Pact Group has signed a strategic partnership with ALDI Australia to supply recycled plastic packaging for some of the retail giant’s own brand products.Read More
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As more Australians started vaping over the past few years, there was little consideration to the impact that this new habit was having on our planet. With the majority of the 1.2 million Australians that regularly vape using disposable units, the environment had a new threat. Read More
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FOR 30 years, Melbourne-based Wastech has been solving its customers problems by finding bespoke solutions to a customers’ waste and resource management requirements. Whether it be supplying balers, compactors, bins, lifters, washers, or helping design and engineer MRF or waste management facilities, the company’s expertise has been called upon many times to help assist business implement waste equipment to improve their efficiencies.Read More
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How does someone who is doing a Bachelor of Business at UTS in Sydney – majoring in accounting and finance – end up working in the waste industry? To be fair, Raqib Rahman does work in the accountsRead More
By Robert Kelman
Australia, Circular Economy, Latest News, News, Waste & Resource Recovery
The proposal from the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) for a National Plastics Recycling Scheme (NPRS) is being met with scepticism by some. The failure of industry to meet the national voluntary packaging targets hampers the credibility of this current proposal. For example, the 2025 target for 70 per cent of ‘all plastic packaging recycled or composted’ is way off with the most recent published rate at 16 per cent.
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BINGO has entered an agreement with ReDirect Recycling to supply waste engineered timber to Australian Panels to be used in particleboard manufacturing.Read More
A landmark Australian study of the benefits and effectiveness of product stewardship has resulted in six new data reports detailing how stewardship can provide a pathway to transition to a circular economy.Read More