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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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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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Plastic's link to declining sea turtle populations quantified in new report

Plastic's link to declining sea turtle populations quantified in new report

The risk that plastic pollution poses to the world's declining sea turtle populations has been quantified for the first time.

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Nine out of 10 Australians concerned about environmental sustainability

Nine out of 10 Australians concerned about environmental sustainability

A new study from HP Australia and Planet Ark found that while over 90 per cent of Australian consumers and businesses are concerned about environmental sustainability, only half believe they are doing their fair share to protect the planet.

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Australian designer pitches plastic upcycling project to aid the refugee crisis

Australian designer pitches plastic upcycling project to aid the refugee crisis

Cox Architecture urban designer HY William Chan will be presenting his plastic waste recycling scheme to aid refugees at the upcoming United Nations Global Goals Week, as part of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly, which starts on September 18...

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Australian logistics start-up to introduce 100 per cent compostable satchels

Australian logistics start-up to introduce 100 per cent compostable satchels

Coming off the back of heated discussions surrounding single-use plastics in Australia, courier service start-up Sendle has announced a trial of 100 per cent compostable and biodegradable postage satchels made from corn starch.

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