WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Eclipse Resources' final appeal denied

Eclipse Resources' final appeal denied

The long-running court battle between Perth waste management company Eclipse Resources Pty Ltd and the Western Australian government has come to a close.

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Green light given to ban bag

Green light given to ban bag

Lightweight, single-use plastic shopping bags will be banned in Western Australia from July 1 next year.

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Turning of the tide for WA companies

Turning of the tide for WA companies

The tides have turned for two intertwined WA waste and resource recovery companies this month, with one slipping into voluntary administration and the other being saved from the same fate.

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Input sought for WA CDS

Input sought for WA CDS

WA Premier Mark McGowan is seeking input in shaping the state's container deposit scheme, an election commitment set by the Labor government.

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Tyre update: EPA acts on Stawell stockpile; GDT's plant to open soon

Tyre update: EPA acts on Stawell stockpile; GDT's plant to open soon

EPA Victoria has commenced the removal of the infamous Stawell tyre stockpile, comprising millions of unused tyres in western Victoria that has sat dormant for close to a decade. Meanwhile, Green Distillations Technologies (GDT) has announced that its...

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29% increase in landfill diversion in WA

29% increase in landfill diversion in WA

There has been a 29% increase in landfill diversion since 2011, according to a report released by the WA Waste Authority this week. However, it is not all good news.

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$20M commitment by CEFC for WA lithium project

$20M commitment by CEFC for WA lithium project

A West Australian project aiming to produce lithium concentrate, which is a central component used in electric vehicles and battery storage, has secured a $20 million investment from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC).

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AER signs long-term PPA to build wind & solar farms for GMA Garnet

AER signs long-term PPA to build wind & solar farms for GMA Garnet

Advanced Energy Resources (AER) has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with one of the world's largest industrial garnet producer GMA Garnet, which will see the construction of a 3MW wind and solar farm in Western Australia.

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GDT and Tytec partner to tackle OTR tyres

GDT and Tytec partner to tackle OTR tyres

Construction of an off-the-road (OTR) tyre recycling facility in WA, said to be the world's first, will soon commence.

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Perth now home to high-tech MRF (video)

Perth now home to high-tech MRF (video)

Cleanaway's new Perth materials recovery facility (MRF) opened its doors this week and the company says the new plant has the capacity to process all of the city's household recyclable waste.

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