The Victorian EPA’s Waste Tracker system is now live and replaces the Waste Transport Certificate system. Users can no longer create electronic waste transport certificates in the old EPA Interaction Portal. Anyone who handles RPW must use Waste Tracker to report and comply with Victoria’s new environmental laws.
Griffith University along with nine universities across Australia brought top world-class researchers to join with key industries including Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation, National Retail Association, World Packaging Organisation, Australian Industrial Ecology Network, Australian Institute of Packaging, Queensland Farmers’ Federation, Australian Organics Recycling Association Limited, Keep Australia Beautiful, NRM-Regions QLD to tackle our current plastic waste issues and positioning Australia as a global leader.
The CEFC has made its first investment under the Australian Recycling Investment Fund, committing up to $16.5 million in debt finance on behalf of the Australian Government to a polyethylene terephthalate (PET) recycling facility in regional New South Wales.
New research by the Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre (FFW CRC) shows beef, bread, cheese, and salad are the most thrown out foods in Australian kitchens.
Experts in asbestos removal are calling for a state or national register or business tax breaks to dispose of hazardous material properly, in order to halt a worsening illegal dumping problem in Victoria.
From today, the aisles of more than 2,500 Coles supermarkets, Express and Liquor stores around the country will be transformed, with single-use plastic tableware now off the shelf. The move will divert 1.5 million kilograms worth of single-use plastic from landfill each year. Read more