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How can WA get way ahead?

How can WA get way ahead?Lock icon

Western Australia's recycling rate has been trailing behind most of the other states for a long time, so what is needed for WA to move up the table and one day be way ahead?

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Global report finds Australian manufacturers are most energy intensive

Global report finds Australian manufacturers are most energy intensive

News from the International Energy Agency (IEA) that Australia's manufacturing sector is the most energy intensive of 19 advanced economies is cause for concern, says the Energy Efficiency Council (EEC).

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Halve Waste - delivering real diversion from landfill

Halve Waste - delivering real diversion from landfillLock icon

The Albury Waste Management Centre (AWMC) includes the fourth largest landfill in NSW and it is now the centrepiece of Halve Waste, the most successful waste reduction program in Australia.

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Breakthrough in renewable energy supply agreements with MREP buying group launch

Breakthrough in renewable energy supply agreements with MREP buying group launch

Energetics provided technical advice, stakeholder education and commercial due diligence services throughout the development of the MREP supply agreement. In this article we provide insights into this breakthrough deal.

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Would I Li to you?

Would I Li to you?Lock icon

Lithium is running hot and getting hotter. The rise of lithium-ion batteries in everything from headphones, smartphones, electric cars to industrial energy-storage, has compounded the demand for this vital element with prices soaring around 65% this year....

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Government & industry collaboration needed for low carbon cities

Government & industry collaboration needed for low carbon cities

Low carbon cities are achievable through a committed and collaborative effort by government and industry, according to UK urban innovation expert Peter Madden, who spoke today at the CRC for Low Carbon Living's (CRCLCL) annual forum.

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Legal Eagle: First unfair contract terms court case by the ACCC

Legal Eagle: First unfair contract terms court case by the ACCCLock icon

As most operators in the waste industry would know, recently the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) took action against JJ Richards & Sons Pty Ltd in the Federal Court of Australia.

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Applying new business disciplines in response to high energy costs

Applying new business disciplines in response to high energy costs

While electricity and gas costs have been rising for some time, over the past couple of years large energy users have grappled with significant cost risks in the face of market volatility.

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Steward of change: position vacant - product stewardship commissioner

Steward of change: position vacant - product stewardship commissionerLock icon

It's time to go beyond the ambition of closed loops and execute real-world outcomes in product stewardship. While there are a handful of noteworthy schemes in Australia, mostly end-of-life disposal options, we need to expand into more diverse product...

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Waste management exec appointed president of IPWEA

Waste management exec appointed president of IPWEA

The Institute of Public Works Engineering (IPWEA) has welcomed a new president.

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