SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Altering the fashion industry towards a waste-free world

Altering the fashion industry towards a waste-free world

An increasing number of designers are trying to alter how the fashion industry does business by transitioning towards a waste-free world and bringing into fashion the concept of reusing, reducing and recycling.

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$31m incentive offered to city that takes on nuclear waste facility

$31m incentive offered to city that takes on nuclear waste facility

While the debate over where Australia's first permanent nuclear waste dump should be placed, the Federal government has just announced to incentivise the community that takes it on with a $31 million package.

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Compostable plastic bags trialled in South Australia

Compostable plastic bags trialled in South Australia

As more states prepare to ban single-use plastic bags, two South Australian supermarkets are trialling compostable light-weight bags for fruit and vegetables, which is made from corn starch that breaks down with food waste and leaves no remnant plastic...

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Barossa Council's new waste service begins July 1

Barossa Council's new waste service begins July 1

In a bid to encourage people to waste less and recycle more, Barossa Council will be rolling out its new waste service from July 1.

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Freeze levy increases and offer support

Freeze levy increases and offer support

A Local Government Association of South Australia (LGA SA)-commissioned report has revealed that the impact of China's National Sword policy on the state's recycling sector could be as high as $8.8 million per year.

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New deal puts NAWMA on the front foot

New deal puts NAWMA on the front footLock icon

Northern Adelaide Waste Management Authority (NAWMA) has struck a three-year deal that will create a domestic market for recycled paper while returning to pre-China prices.

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ChemClear & MobileMuster to eradicate e-waste & unwanted chemicals in SA

ChemClear & MobileMuster to eradicate e-waste & unwanted chemicals in SA

MobileMuster and Agsafe's ChemClear program have teamed up to safely remove both e-waste and unwanted chemicals from households and farms in South Australia.

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Sponges made from waste to soak up oil spills

Sponges made from waste to soak up oil spills

Scientists have developed a reusable sponge-like polymer to efficiently soak up oil spills in the world's oceans.

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Plastic eating system could help solve recycling crisis

Plastic eating system could help solve recycling crisis

As nations around the globe search for new ways of handling waste following China's decision to stop processing the world's rubbish, a South Australian man is searching for investors to help build a commercial system that converts waste plastic into biogas....

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NAWMA recognised for environmental leadership

NAWMA recognised for environmental leadership

The Northern Adelaide Waste Management Authority has received an award in environmental leadership and sustainability.

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