WASTE & RESOURCE RECOVERY

Mt Piper project progresses to the next stage

Mt Piper project progresses to the next stage

Plans to develop an Australian-first energy recovery project at the Mt Piper power station near Lithgow, in the Central Tablelands in NSW can now proceed to the next stage of development, which includes the preparation of a comprehensive study of environmental...

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App nation - powering waste diversion

App nation - powering waste diversionLock icon

A wide range of Australian-developed mobile applications are helping everyone from residents to retailers to wholesalers reduce their waste.

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WRIQ welcomes Qld cabinet, ready to "get serious"

WRIQ welcomes Qld cabinet, ready to "get serious"Lock icon

Waste, Recycling Industry Association of Queensland (WRIQ) has welcomed the returning Palaszczuk government ahead of a big year for waste management.

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New e-waste facility planned in Victoria

New e-waste facility planned in Victoria

Social enterprise Outlook Environmental will build a new e-waste facility thanks to a $500,000 injection from the Victorian government.

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WMAA announces 2017 Women in Environment Award winner

WMAA announces 2017 Women in Environment Award winner

A product stewardship champion has been named this year's Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) Women in Environment Award winner.

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Injecting value: are we getting enough from our medical waste?

Injecting value: are we getting enough from our medical waste?Lock icon

You'd be hard-pressed to find a workplace that regularly handles such a colourful range of hazardous materials as a hospital.

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Inside Waste (Dec/Jan): Boroondara FOGOs the distance

Inside Waste (Dec/Jan): Boroondara FOGOs the distance

$10 billion dollars. That's how much Australians are wasting each year by throwing out unwanted food, according to the 2017 RaboDirect Financial Health Barometer released in October, and the average household chucks 14% of food bought.

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WCRA's inaugural award winners announced

WCRA's inaugural award winners announced

A quick-thinking waste truck driver was honoured at the Waste Contractors & Recyclers Association of NSW (WCRA) annual dinner last week.

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War on Waste ends year with wrap-up episode

War on Waste ends year with wrap-up episode

It opened the Australian public's eyes to waste, starting a sincere national discussion about the behaviours and practices that make us some of the highest per-capita generators in the world.

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Adelaide City Council fined $90k for failure to cap landfill

Adelaide City Council fined $90k for failure to cap landfill

The prolonged prosecution of Adelaide City Council has been finalised in the Environment Resources and Development Court.

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