Randwick Council’s website ‘Our Beach Pollution Ends Here’, which encourages residents to ‘adopt’ a drain in a bid to raise awareness and reduce stormwater pollution of Sydney’s beaches, has been nominated for a Webby Award, one of internet’s most prestigious awards.
Dr Sophie Lewis is the new ACT commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment replacing the interim commissioner, Dr Margaret Kitchin.She was the 2019 ACT Scientist of the Year in recognition of her research on climate extremes and their specific relevance to Canberra.
West Australian households are set to benefit from $20 million boost to three-bin FOGO kerbside collections by the state government.
The Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR) is calling for urgent action to manage the additional volumes of plastic waste being generated by Australians during the COVID-19 shutdown.
The South Australian Boomerang Alliance of 51 community organisations says that the first move by an Australian government to introduce a law to ban polluting single-use plastic takeaway items is encouraging.
The Waste 2020 webinar series kicked off yesterday, May 6 with more than seventy participants. The weekly event (which this year replaces the Coffs Harbour conference) will cover topics pulled from the conference program.
The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO), the Australasian Bioplastics Association (ABA) and the Australian Organics Recycling Association (AORA) have partnered to produce a guideline to help businesses make better choices about using compostable packaging.
The Fair Work Commission has finished its 4-yearly review of the Waste Management Award 2010. As a result, from May 4, 2020, the updated Award will be known as the Waste Management Award 2020.
Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management, Trevor Evans recently attended a virtual meeting held by the Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia (WMRR) and assured the industry that government commitments are on track.
The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) is delivering a sustainability webinar series to help industry professionals stay connected.