WASTE & RESOURCE RECOVERY

Unique splicing solutions offer greater availability

Unique splicing solutions offer greater availabilityLock icon

The heart of many a recycling facility is its conveyor system and when a conveyor belt is in need of repair, downtime is undoubtedly cause for concern.

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Green light given to ban bag

Green light given to ban bag

Lightweight, single-use plastic shopping bags will be banned in Western Australia from July 1 next year.

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Back to basics until "Fourth Industrial Revolution"

Back to basics until "Fourth Industrial Revolution"Lock icon

Hewlett-Packard (HP) PPS Australia was one of three winners in the communications and electronics category at the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation Awards this year, along with Fuji Xerox Australia and SingTel Optus.

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Qld investigation open for submissions

Qld investigation open for submissions

Queensland's Environment Minister, Steven Miles, is encouraging the sector to make a submission on the government's investigation into the cross-border transport of waste to Queensland landfills.

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Creating a profitable circular economy

Creating a profitable circular economyLock icon

Mass consumption requires an industrial solution but today, given the number of materials in the waste stream, the household waste collection system runs the risk of becoming far too complex for the community - just think of the ever-increasing number...

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Remondis acquires collection business

Remondis acquires collection business

Remondis Australia has acquired a liquid waste collection business in Queensland.

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Dib Hanna extradited for alleged illegal dumping

Dib Hanna extradited for alleged illegal dumping

Serial dumper Dib Hanna has become the first person to be extradited in relation to alleged environmental offences.

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How can Indonesia win against plastic pollution?

How can Indonesia win against plastic pollution?

Four of Indonesia's rivers rank among the 20 most polluted in the world in terms of mismanaged plastic waste measured in metric tons.

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ACCC takes JJ Richards to court

ACCC takes JJ Richards to court

In its first action since extending the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) to cover standard contracts involving small businesses in November last year, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has instituted proceedings in the federal court...

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New law passed in QLD

New law passed in QLD

Queensland's Waste Reduction and Recycling Amendment Bill 2017 that introduces the state's container refund scheme and plastic shopping bag ban was passed by state Parliament this week with bipartisan support.

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