Dewater and compress for better recovery with WEIMA

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. Read More
vapes ban

Disposable vapes ban welcomed

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. 
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Fire Rover

Wastech takes on MRF fires with Fire Rover

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.
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soft plastics scheme

Soft plastics scheme: The basis of true EPR?

By Robert Kelman 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. Read More