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A show of leadership and determination

A show of leadership and determinationLock icon

In October, the Waste Management Association of Australia hosted its inaugural Women of Waste Leadership Breakfast at the Kirribilli Club in Sydney.

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A CDS win for the custodians of the ocean

A CDS win for the custodians of the oceanLock icon

More than 70 Surf Life Saving (SLS) NSW clubs have signed up to become donation sites for the NSW government's Return and Earn container deposit scheme.

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CoR and the waste sector

CoR and the waste sectorLock icon

The Chain of Responsibility (CoR) laws are hotting up, as is the regulators' ongoing focus on the waste sector.

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December - a fine month

December - a fine month

Major fines were issued as 2017 came to a close, including two Melbourne companies whose illegal activities caught the Victorian EPA's attention.

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AGL confirms Liddell plant closure and renewable energy replacement

AGL confirms Liddell plant closure and renewable energy replacement

Despite calls from Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to keep the coal-powered Liddell Power Station in NSW open, AGL has confirmed it will go ahead with plans to close the coal generator down by 2022 and repurpose it with 1.6GW of renewables - a combination...

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Mt Piper project progresses to the next stage

Mt Piper project progresses to the next stage

Plans to develop an Australian-first energy recovery project at the Mt Piper power station near Lithgow, in the Central Tablelands in NSW can now proceed to the next stage of development, which includes the preparation of a comprehensive study of environmental...

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ARENA awards $6m grant funding for Greatcell Solar's printable cell

ARENA awards $6m grant funding for Greatcell Solar's printable cell

As part of a $17.3 million project to develop a new world-class prototype facility to scale up fabrication of high quality, large-area PV devices, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) will provide $6 million to Greatcell Solar to accelerate...

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NSW CDS outdoes critics' expectations

NSW CDS outdoes critics' expectationsLock icon

Now in its second week of operation, and to the surprise of many, a NSW CDS designed and launched under a punishing schedule has so far managed to avoid major disasters.

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Halve Waste - delivering real diversion from landfill

Halve Waste - delivering real diversion from landfillLock icon

The Albury Waste Management Centre (AWMC) includes the fourth largest landfill in NSW and it is now the centrepiece of Halve Waste, the most successful waste reduction program in Australia.

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More than half of CDS haul aluminium

More than half of CDS haul aluminium

The NSW government says more than two million containers were returned in the first week of the state's container deposit scheme. It has also provided a breakdown based on material of containers collected by reverse vending machines.

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