Plastic Waste CRC bid to support zero plastic waste

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.

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Wasted Space: Victorian CDS Schemozzle

Dear Minister, well, well, well. Talk about setting the cat among the pigeons, or should I say, single-use plastics among recyclables. There’s been a bit of an ado within the waste sector about container deposit schemes (CDS). Unlike home, where everybody know their place in Her Majesty’s United Kingdom, it seems our antipodean cousins are …

Levies on the move and under review

With the Victorian landfill levies to increase by $40 to $105.90 from 1 July 2021 and the Queensland government due to commence its three-year levy review, National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) CEO Rose Read assesses the progress of levy harmonisation. In 2019 the NWRIC white paper – A Review of State Waste and …