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Waste giant pitches new Queensland landfill

Waste giant pitches new Queensland landfill

Queensland waste magnate Balfour Irvine, through his company Austin BMI, is proposing a giant new landfill in Ipswich as controversy mounts over the growing interstate waste trade and the state government's failure to curb it.

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New insurance scheme launched

New insurance scheme launchedLock icon

The increase in fire incidents at waste and resource recovery sites over the last five years has made obtaining insurance more challenging and many would have heard or noticed that a large number of insurers have pulled out of the sector as underwriters...

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Deposit schemes reduce drink containers in the ocean by 40%

Deposit schemes reduce drink containers in the ocean by 40%

Plastic waste in the ocean is a global problem; some eight million metric tonnes of plastic ends up in the ocean every year.

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A first for SA

A first for SA

Green Industries, South Australia's public resource recovery agency, has released their first infrastructure plan.

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Killing two birds with one stone through EcoPrinting

Killing two birds with one stone through EcoPrintingLock icon

Here's a riddle: how do you fix a broken pipe with no tools, no parts, no electricity, and the nearest shop a few hundred kilometres away by unsealed track?

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SV considers 45 submissions for the Resource Recovery fund

SV considers 45 submissions for the Resource Recovery fund

Sustainability Victoria is currently considering 45 submissions for Round 2 funding from the state government's $13.6 million Resource Recovery Infrastructure Fund.

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Jet Technologies launches bio-plastics coffee packaging

Jet Technologies launches bio-plastics coffee packaging

Jet Technologies has launched the first high-volume bio-plastics coffee packaging solution in Australia, which will allow the country's coffee manufacturers to present their coffee beans in packaging that is fully biodegradable, but still strong enough...

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Landfill breaches in Vic

Landfill breaches in Vic

Two councils in Victoria have caught the attention of the EPA, copping fines for breaches this month.

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How to use drone data to improve landfill performance

How to use drone data to improve landfill performance

If you manage a landfill, you may have been wondering how you can use drones to help improve the performance of your site by tracking and improving your compaction rates; producing accurate compliance reports; performing volume and airspace calculations;...

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A recycling revolution is underway at Planet Ark in 2018

A recycling revolution is underway at Planet Ark in 2018Lock icon

Planet Ark is celebrating their 25th birthday and have recently announced some key dates for their campaigns and celebrations, including the relaunch of their flagship recycling information service RecyclingNearYou.com.au in late March.

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