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TOMRA Sorting Recycling helping operators meet China's import ban

TOMRA Sorting Recycling helping operators meet China's import ban

TOMRA Sorting Recycling has published an e-book containing advice on how to meet the tough new rules for sending recyclable materials to China.

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Bag ban - what's the next step?

Bag ban - what's the next step?

Come July 1, Queensland, Victoria, and WA will ban single-use plastic bags, following in the footsteps of SA, ACT, Tasmania, and NT. While NSW has not followed suit, big boys Woolies and Coles will stop handing them out across the country anyway.

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Envirostream pressuring manufacturers & governments to minimise battery waste

Envirostream pressuring manufacturers & governments to minimise battery waste

Envirostream, founders of Australia's only lithium-ion battery recycling plants, are calling on electronics manufacturers and governments to keep battery waste out of landfill.

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Improved collection services among programs to receive Vic funding

Improved collection services among programs to receive Vic funding

Thirteen new resource recovery infrastructure projects will share more than $4.2 million from the second round of the Sustainability Victoria-managed Resource Recovery Infrastructure fund.

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Retrofitting modern waste management needs around an old design

Retrofitting modern waste management needs around an old designLock icon

The City of Melbourne's recent discussion paper on problems and possible solutions to issues around waste collection and bin storage in the CBD has been welcomed by Victorian Waste Management Association's executive officer Mark Smith, but more work and...

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Vic landfill licence suspended

Vic landfill licence suspended

Noting multiple licence contraventions at a Bulla landfill, the Victorian EPA has moved to suspend the site operator's licence.

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Charitable recyclers get help with illegally dumped waste

Charitable recyclers get help with illegally dumped waste

Charitable recyclers who have to dispose of materials dumped illegally at their sites can recover waste levy costs under a state government initiative.

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Perth's recycling record worsens

Perth's recycling record worsens

Perth's poor recycling record has worsened, with two-thirds of household waste generated in the metropolitan area being sent straight to landfill.

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Geelong stockpile to stay

Geelong stockpile to stay

A 350,000m2 stockpile in Lara, a suburb of the City of Greater Geelong in Victoria, will stay put after Council lost a legal bid to shut down C & D Recycling.

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Plastic bag ban introduced at Queen Victoria Market

Plastic bag ban introduced at Queen Victoria Market

Queen Victoria Market will also be banning the use of plastic bags in light of major supermarkets Coles and Woolworths recently announcing a number of measures to do the same.

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