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City of Sydney looking to extend food scrap trial

City of Sydney is looking for an additional 100 apartment buildings to take part in a food recycling trial. Since July 2019, the City has been running an opt-in residential food scraps collection and recycling trial, available to more than 11,700 households across 138 apartment buildings and 1,016 houses.
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Collaborative process needed when purchasing vehicles

David Robinson is a fleet procurement specialist who has consulted for various councils and organisations when it comes to purchasing vehicles designed for picking up rubbish and other council activities. He started off as a design engineer in the heavy vehicle industry, and quickly realised that there is no single truck on the road that is the same.
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Mercedes-Benz Australia joins TSA

Mercedes-Benz Australia has announced it will contribute a levy to Tyre Stewardship Australia (TSA) based on all new vehicles sold in Australia. In addition, Mercedes-Benz Retailers across the country will be able to become accredited participants with the TSA, agreeing to work with accredited recyclers and collectors of end-of-life tyres. Claire Painter, Corporate Communications Manager, said Mercedes-Benz Australia was proud to demonstrate its commitment towards the sustainable management of end-of-life tyres in an initiative that took effect from January 1, 2021. “Tyres are a necessary by-product of the car industry.

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Energy from waste – a viable solution to landfill?

Like many developed countries, Australia is faced with the challenge of how to dispose of its household waste. While the separation of garbage into different categories to aid recycling, through the three-bin system has gained momentum, it is only a drop in the ocean in terms of a solution when considering the volume of rubbish that finds its way into landfill.

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