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CE100 network welcomes new members

CE100 network welcomes new members

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation's largest network continues to expand, with five new members joining an already diverse and dynamic Circular Economy 100 (CE100) community.

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HP & Planet Ark unveil 'the Beast' to help Australians face up to the plastic problem

HP & Planet Ark unveil 'the Beast' to help Australians face up to the plastic problem

HP and Planet Ark have unveiled the Beast - a 200kg monster installation made up of 2,400 recycled plastic bottles at East Circular Quay in Sydney - to help Australians face up to the plastic pollution crisis and the real and growing threat it presents...

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WMAA welcomes Remondis plan to invest in Queensland

WMAA welcomes Remondis plan to invest in Queensland

The Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) today welcomes the announcement of Remondis Australia's intention to build a $400 million waste-to-energy facility in Queensland.

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Hepburn Shire nominates Creswick for EfW facility

Hepburn Shire nominates Creswick for EfW facility

Hepburn Shire Council, who have been investigating an energy from waste (EfW) project for a number of years, has nominated Creswick Transfer Station as the possible home of large-scale EfW facility.

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Tasmanian hazardous waste disposal site open for business

Tasmanian hazardous waste disposal site open for business

After an extensive testing and approval process conducted by the EPA, Southern Waste Solutions' $6.7 million Category C-cell waste disposal site - located in southern Tasmania and the first established in the state - is now ready for operation and awaiting...

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The Netherlands launch world-first used-plastic bike path

The Netherlands launch world-first used-plastic bike path

The Netherlands is trialling a new way to reuse plastic waste with the launch of the world's first reused plastic bicycle path.

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Start-ups come together to solve Asia's food waste crisis

Start-ups come together to solve Asia's food waste crisis

Rabobank is launching its Food Loss Challenge Asia initiative, which encourages start-ups to present their technology-based solutions to reduce food loss in the region. The initiative aims to address these issues and facilitate discussions between solution...

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More people should use secondhand electronics, experts say at waste expo

More people should use secondhand electronics, experts say at waste expoLock icon

A panel of experts talked about the need for more people to reuse electronics, at the Australasian Waste and Recycling Expo.

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Getting to the root of the issue

Getting to the root of the issueLock icon

Never before has the waste and resource recovery sector had so much mainstream media coverage and political attention, and for that, we have China's National Sword policy to thank.

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The significant challenges and opportunities that e-waste represents

The significant challenges and opportunities that e-waste representsLock icon

Australia has limited capacity to process its e-waste in-house and recent media reports have highlighted the problems we face when exporting our e-waste overseas. Swinburne University of Technology professor Geoff Brooks says we can turn this issue on...

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