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TOMRA Sorting Recycling helping operators meet China's import ban

TOMRA Sorting Recycling helping operators meet China's import ban

TOMRA Sorting Recycling has published an e-book containing advice on how to meet the tough new rules for sending recyclable materials to China.

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IKEA launches new take-back service at Tempe store

IKEA launches new take-back service at Tempe store

IKEA Australia has launched the country's first furniture take-back service, where customers can return unwanted IKEA items and be paid back in store vouchers.

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PFAS National Environmental Management Plan: key take-home messages

PFAS National Environmental Management Plan: key take-home messagesLock icon

The PFAS National Environmental Management Plan (PFAS NEMP) was endorsed by Australia's Environment Ministers on February 16, 2018.

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Making the circular economy happen

Making the circular economy happenLock icon

Planet Ark's most successful program, Cartridges 4 Planet Ark (C4PA), celebrates its 15th anniversary this year and not only is the initiative growing, the Planet Ark team isn't done seeking out new ideas.

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GM surges toward sustainability success and the circular economy

GM surges toward sustainability success and the circular economyLock icon

General Motors (GM) has surpassed its 2020 goal of reducing the carbon intensity of its operations by 20%, three years ahead of schedule, with the company announcing in its just-released 2017 Sustainability Report that since 2010, GM has reduced the energy...

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Young Victorians throwing away $115 of food a week

Young Victorians throwing away $115 of food a week

New research commissioned by Sustainability Victoria has found young Victorians and parents with children are key contributors to the state's food waste dilemma, which equates to an estimated cost of $5.4 billion annually.

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Industry partners with Qld government to tackle battery waste

Industry partners with Qld government to tackle battery waste

Lighting Council Australia and the Queensland government have announced its plan to relaunch Exitcycle - an industry-led battery recycling program, which seeks to improve the recycling rates of emergency and exit lights.

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AWRE: three top product picks providing some of today's most sustainable waste solutions

AWRE: three top product picks providing some of today's most sustainable waste solutions

Improvement and innovation are key to helping provide solutions to the daily challenges facing today's 'custodians' of the environment. Product-focused professionals have identified three of the next big solutions in the waste and recycling market which...

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Bag ban - what's the next step?

Bag ban - what's the next step?

Come July 1, Queensland, Victoria, and WA will ban single-use plastic bags, following in the footsteps of SA, ACT, Tasmania, and NT. While NSW has not followed suit, big boys Woolies and Coles will stop handing them out across the country anyway.

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Envirostream pressuring manufacturers & governments to minimise battery waste

Envirostream pressuring manufacturers & governments to minimise battery waste

Envirostream, founders of Australia's only lithium-ion battery recycling plants, are calling on electronics manufacturers and governments to keep battery waste out of landfill.

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