LGNSW President Linda Scott described the City of Canada Bay Council as a worthy winner of the Local Government NSW’s (LGNSW) Excellence in the Environment Awards’ Local Sustainability Award. She described it as a standout among a strong field of 16 category winners.
The Irish Department of Communications, Climate Action and the Environment published its Waste Action Plan (WAP) for a Circular Economy last month.
A need for additional space and a desire to separate its mild and stainless steel operations encouraged JC Butko Engineering to build a new factory dedicated to mild steel production.
Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has allocated $250 million to modernise Australia’s recycling infrastructure in last week’s budget.
A national competition has been won with an idea to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by using and reusing mining waste.
A recent study, Community Attitudes to Waste and Recycling by Pact Group, revealed that 81 per cent of Australians are not confident they recycle everything effectively.
In an article published by Independent Commodity Intelligence Services, the European recycled polyethylene terephthalate (R-PET) market will continue to see significant variances in demand levels on a case-by-case bases, as well as lower availability of post-consumer bottles (PCB) toward the end of the month, though impact on prices will be limited.
A push towards new jobs in a circular economy is a key driver behind new research on the use of recycled materials in roads and footpaths.
The office of the Minister for the Environment Susan Ley has told Inside Waste that, for the WAAR industry, the $1.5 billion funds for the manufacturing sector are additional to the $191 million Recycling Monetisation Fund (RMF) allocated in July.