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$16 million boost to Tasmanian recycling

A landmark agreement between the Federal Government and Tasmanian State Government is set to deliver a $16 million boost to the state’s recycling industry. Federal Minister for the Environment, Sussan Ley and Tasmania’s Minister for Environment and Parks, Roger Jaensch signed an $11 million joint funding agreement last week.

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Translating waste tech from laboratory to local manufacturing

Founded in 2008 by Professor Veena Sahajwalla, the Centre for Sustainable Materials Research and Technology (SMaRT) at the University of New South Wales, collaborates with industry, global research partners, not-for-profits, and governments to develop innovative environmental solutions for some of the world’s largest waste challenges.

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AWRE takes a close look at waste and COVID

The opening session of the Australian Waste and Recycling Exhibition asked, ‘can waste and recycling successfully minimise the negative effects COVID-19?’ The panellists were Waste Contractors & Recyclers Association of NSW executive director Tony Khoury, Local Government NSW President Linda Scott, Veolia Head of Solid Waste Transport Jim Perry and MRA Consulting Group managing director Mike Ritchie.

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