Nearly half of US grocery chain store Kroger’s shareholders support a proposal to reduce the amount of single use plastic in its operations.
The Morrison Government has introduced a ban on the export of mixed plastic waste exports.
Passing of Environmental Justice (EJ) laws in the United States such as New Jersey’s recent Bill S232 brings increased oversight on existing industrial facilities in locations identified as “overburdened communities”. It’s expected that similar laws may appear in other countries in the near future, including Australia.
Bingo’s general manager for strategy and investor relations, Tara Osborne, has been named a BOSS Young Executive for 2021.
The Victorian Government is one step closer to a four bin recycling system, with $127 million available to support all 79 Victorian councils to buy new bins, improve drop-off facilities, deliver education campaigns and ensure that they have the infrastructure in place to roll out these reforms. Read more
After studying for a master’s degree in chemical engineering, Kuo Tian decided that working in regional Australia in a refinery or mining site wasn’t going to be long-term career option. Plus, he had fallen in love with Melbourne so decided to make the Victorian capital his home, which meant a career in environmental consultancy beckoned.
On 1 July the Victorian Environment Protection Authority (EPA) will introduce significant amendments to the Act to minimise harm to the environment and Victorian health. Read more
MCEC’s participation in the RMIT Impact Academy culminated in a final showcase at the end of May, with students presenting their impact-driven solutions to get rid of single-use plastics to industry clients and the Academy cohort.