As the WARR industry works diligently to address the unrelenting challenge of plastic waste in Australia, Monday’s night’s ABC Four Corners program, Plastic Wars reiterated questions around the efficacy of the recycling model.
Lawyers from Environmental Justice Australia (EJA) and community groups have urged the Victorian government to immediately revoke its delay of the state’s Environment Protection Amendment Act 2018, due to come into force on July 1 this year, but placed on hold potentially until December 2021.
The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has set the ambitious mission to see the end of plastic waste by reinventing the way plastic is made, processed and recycled.
In a move to lift awareness around buying and creating goods made from recycled content, the Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia (WMRR), has partnered with Green Industries SA (GISA).
$4 million in seed funding has been pledged by the federal government to create an independent body that will be responsible for driving food waste reduction in Australia.
As the amount of discarded household goods during COVID increases, the City of Sydney is holding its biggest ever recycling drop-off event next month.
A senior industry executive has called for a zero NSW waste levy on the scrap metal sector to boost jobs.
The biohazard bags market is poised to expand eight per cent from its current market value at over $277.86 million (US$200m) in 2019 to $625.18 million (US$450m) by 2026, according to a report by Global Market Insights.
The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) has developed a priority schedule of 23 projects for the 2020/21 financial year, to drive targeted progress towards the 2025 National Packaging Targets.
BHP will supply used earth moving tyres from all seven BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMC) and BHP Mitsui Coal (BMC) sites to Novum for conversion into heavy and light oils, carbon black, syngas and steel. It will take place at a processing plant that is being built in Nebo in the Isaac region of Queensland.