WASTE & RESOURCE RECOVERY

Tasmanian hazardous waste disposal site open for business

Tasmanian hazardous waste disposal site open for business

After an extensive testing and approval process conducted by the EPA, Southern Waste Solutions' $6.7 million Category C-cell waste disposal site - located in southern Tasmania and the first established in the state - is now ready for operation and awaiting...

- Read more
More people should use secondhand electronics, experts say at waste expo

More people should use secondhand electronics, experts say at waste expoLock icon

A panel of experts talked about the need for more people to reuse electronics, at the Australasian Waste and Recycling Expo.

- Read more
Getting to the root of the issue

Getting to the root of the issueLock icon

Never before has the waste and resource recovery sector had so much mainstream media coverage and political attention, and for that, we have China's National Sword policy to thank.

- Read more
Taking a leaf out of the recycled organics localisation book

Taking a leaf out of the recycled organics localisation bookLock icon

CORE is saying that there is a chance that the impact of the China Sword policy will only get worse.

- Read more
 Illegal waste disposal investigation: man charged with 15 offences

Illegal waste disposal investigation: man charged with 15 offences

A man has been charged over fraud offences totalling almost $4 million relating to the illegal dumping of 17,000 tonnes of restricted waste containing asbestos.

- Read more
Unlocking the bottleneck to the circular economy in NSW

Unlocking the bottleneck to the circular economy in NSW

Uncertainty and bottlenecks in infrastructure approvals present a risk to our ability to unlock the potential of Australia's circular economy, estimated to be worth $26 billion per annum by 2025.

- Read more
Food waste initiative up for three awards

Food waste initiative up for three awards

Sustainability Victoria (SV) has announced the finalists of this year's Premier's Sustainability Awards and amongst them is a marketplace built to reduce food waste.

- Read more
Working towards a common vision

Working towards a common visionLock icon

If no man is an island, are we better off continuing to work in silos?

- Read more
LyondellBasell and SUEZ closing the loop on plastics

LyondellBasell and SUEZ closing the loop on plasticsLock icon

To help address the issue of even more stringent recycling targets on the way in the EU, Dutch plastics and chemical firm LyondellBasell has teamed up with French environmental services agent SUEZ to develop a facility to produce virgin quality recycled...

- Read more
Werribee landfill looks set for expansion

Werribee landfill looks set for expansion

Wyndham City Council's plans to expand the area used for landfill looks set to go ahead, after the Western Region Environment Centre's last-ditch legal challenge was rejected by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT), according to a report...

- Read more