QUEENSLAND

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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Palaszczuk government commits $100m for waste management revolution

Palaszczuk government commits $100m for waste management revolution

A $100 million Palaszczuk government program, which is set to revolutionise Queensland's recycling, resource recovery and bio-futures industries is now open.

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Queensland's waste legislation will improve recycling rates and create jobs

Queensland's waste legislation will improve recycling rates and create jobsLock icon

Following the recent introduction of new waste legislation into Parliament, the Palaszczuk government is another step closer to stopping NSW trucks from dumping waste into Queensland.

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Tonnes of used car batteries piling up in Qld cattle stations

Tonnes of used car batteries piling up in Qld cattle stations

Expensive transport licences are being blamed for tonnes of used car batteries piling up on outback Queensland cattle stations, according to a report from ABC News.

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Townsville walks the recycled path

Townsville walks the recycled path

Townsville City Council has turned to recycled plastic for some 3500m2 of pathway on Magnetic Island.

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Ambitious plan announced to use sewage sludge to fuel jets

Ambitious plan announced to use sewage sludge to fuel jets

The masses of sludge left over from sewerage and wastewater processing could be refined into renewable diesel and aviation fuel, under an ambitious plan recently announced.

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Closed loop growers partner with cafes to turn waste into compost

Closed loop growers partner with cafes to turn waste into compost

Brisbane farmers have partnered with local cafes as part of a new movement to turn the waste collected from these premises into rich, healthy compost to grow their next harvest in.

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Gladstone to turn waste to renewable oil

Gladstone to turn waste to renewable oil

Southern Oil Refining will receive a $4 million grant from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency to build a demonstration project in Gladstone, 550km north of Brisbane.

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Queensland emerging as biofuel hub of the Asia-Pacific

Queensland emerging as biofuel hub of the Asia-Pacific

Queensland's potential as the biofuel hub of the Asia-Pacific was recently discussed in Washington in a meeting between the state's minister for state development, manufacturing, infrastructure and planning Cameron Dick and the US Department of the Navy....

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Solid, stable workhorses for QLD

Solid, stable workhorses for QLD

Cleanaway has taken delivery of 18 new Scania 6x4 prime movers, comprising six G 480s and 12 R 560 V8s, to service a new contract with a major council in Queensland.

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