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PFAS National Environmental Management Plan: key take-home messages

PFAS National Environmental Management Plan: key take-home messagesLock icon

The PFAS National Environmental Management Plan (PFAS NEMP) was endorsed by Australia's Environment Ministers on February 16, 2018.

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Legal Eagle: environmental liability between principal contractors and subcontractors

Legal Eagle: environmental liability between principal contractors and subcontractorsLock icon

This week, Inside Waste's Legal Eagle discusses the Supreme Court of NSW decision of Bettergrow v Transgrid & Ors.

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Queensland's Waste Industry Directions Paper sets the scene for significant public policy reform

Queensland's Waste Industry Directions Paper sets the scene for significant public policy reform

Following Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk's announcement back in March 20, the Queensland government released for public consultation a directions paper on the state's recycling and waste industry.

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Shifting the spotlight

Shifting the spotlight

Over the past five months, China's National Sword policy has taken up much of our industry's effort. There is, however, another issue that may not be front and centre of the industry's discussions at the moment, although it should be.

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Incineration in Asia - a viable solution?

Incineration in Asia - a viable solution?Lock icon

Asia's growing economies will generate increasing amounts of waste which require a proper and environmentally safe disposal.

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Steward of change: making product stewardship circular

Steward of change: making product stewardship circularLock icon

The current level of discussion about how Australia can better manage its waste and recyclables is at fever-pitch, as is the level of uncertainly in among some businesses and councils.

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Legal Eagle: Parliamentary Inquiry - EfW technology

Legal Eagle: Parliamentary Inquiry - EfW technologyLock icon

The recent report by the Portfolio Committee No.6 - Planning and Environment, published on March 28, 2018, speculates and delves into matters relating to the waste disposal industry in New South Wales, with a particular focus on 'energy from waste' technology....

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SLR grows waste expertise

SLR grows waste expertise

SLR Consulting has appointed a technical director to strengthen its waste and resources management service in the Asia Pacific region.

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China National Sword: how much it could cost to reboot the sector

China National Sword: how much it could cost to reboot the sectorLock icon

Ahead of the Ministerial Council next week, a new report commissioned by the Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR) has revealed that remanufacturing 50% of the materials formerly sent to China could create hundreds of new jobs. While there certainly...

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Legalities of improper waste disposal and treatment

Legalities of improper waste disposal and treatmentLock icon

At an industrial level, the issue of waste management has always been a highly sensitive topic due to the increasing interventions of both state and governmental regulation.

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