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HP & Planet Ark unveil 'the Beast' to help Australians face up to the plastic problem

HP & Planet Ark unveil 'the Beast' to help Australians face up to the plastic problem

HP and Planet Ark have unveiled the Beast - a 200kg monster installation made up of 2,400 recycled plastic bottles at East Circular Quay in Sydney - to help Australians face up to the plastic pollution crisis and the real and growing threat it presents...

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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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Start-ups come together to solve Asia's food waste crisis

Start-ups come together to solve Asia's food waste crisis

Rabobank is launching its Food Loss Challenge Asia initiative, which encourages start-ups to present their technology-based solutions to reduce food loss in the region. The initiative aims to address these issues and facilitate discussions between solution...

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The significant challenges and opportunities that e-waste represents

The significant challenges and opportunities that e-waste representsLock icon

Australia has limited capacity to process its e-waste in-house and recent media reports have highlighted the problems we face when exporting our e-waste overseas. Swinburne University of Technology professor Geoff Brooks says we can turn this issue on...

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PSA People's Choice now open!

PSA People's Choice now open!

Now that the finalists for this year's Premier's Sustainability Awards have been announced, the Award's online competition People's Choice has just been launched.

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A dental practice built on sustainability

A dental practice built on sustainabilityLock icon

Beaconsfield Dental from Berwick, Victoria has been named a finalist in the prestigious Victorian Premier's Sustainability Awards Health category for their work that prioritises sustainability in a range of ways.

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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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WA government launches Own Your Impact education campaign

WA government launches Own Your Impact education campaign

Bad recyclers in Western Australia could fund a 'thumbs down' sticker on their recycling bin as part of a state government education campaign to avert a recycling crisis.

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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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Sydney, Auckland join global cities in zero waste movement

Sydney, Auckland join global cities in zero waste movement

Twenty-three cities, including Sydney and Auckland, are taking a closer step towards zero waste with their latest declaration to cut waste sent to landfill and incineration by 50 per cent, which will avoid disposal of at least 87 million tonnes of waste...

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