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Big W hits back at Boomerang Alliance accusation

In what environmental watchdog group the Boomerang Alliance has called a “shocking exercise of corporate irresponsibility”, BIG W has continued to sell what the Alliance alleges are banned single-use plastics in Queensland. Boomerang has accused the giant retailer of green-washing “previous one-off items as ‘’reusable’’, when the clear intent of the law is to remove them from supermarket shelves – to be replaced with genuinely reusable items,” said Boomerang Alliance campaign manager Tony Hutcheon.

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Guide helps businesses reduce/recycle food waste

A new guide aims to help food businesses to reduce costs by avoiding or recycling more of the 237,000 tonnes of food waste currently going to landfill. Food waste recycling for business guide follows the release of new figures, based on 433 audits in the food retail and hospitality sector, which shows a significant opportunity …

Veolia’s Kirkman: “more recycling” needed to prevent climate change

Veolia has set out a road map to ecological transformation and says it fully endorses the NSW Government’s announcement to halve carbon emissions by 2030, calling the move necessary, progressive and achievable, if the right policy drivers and system changes are put in place to underpin the ambition, according to CEO Richard Kirkman.

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QRT expands by buying up Eagle Farm C&D business

Queensland Recycling Technologies (QRT), a joint venture between Alceon Qld and Brisbane Recycling Consortium (BRC), has purchased the recycling business assets of a “prominent private company” based in Eagle Farm with a view to create a state of the art recycling and resource recovery processing plant on Brisbane CBD’s doorstep.

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