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CEFC backs Aussie recycling start-up

An Australian company has won the backing of the CEFC to tackle the traditional limitations of plastics recycling, allowing plastics to be recycled infinitely using an enzyme that accelerates the bacterial breakdown of plastic. The CEFC, through its Clean Energy Innovation Fund, is investing $1.1 million in Samsara Eco (Samsara).
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Infrastructure funding only part of solution

The National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) has welcomed the Federal Government’s commitment to invest more in recycling infrastructure, following the Prime Minister’s $60 million announcement for advanced technology through the Recycling Modernisation Fund (RMF).

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APCO happy about $60 million boost for recycling

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO), ALDI, Coles, Woolworths, The Arnott’s Group and Unilever welcome the announcement from the Federal Government of $60 million in additional funding to boost the Recycling Modernisation Fund (RMF) and support and accelerate the uptake of recycled content in plastic packaging and products. The new investment takes the RMF to $250m, building on the $190m announced last year, which is driving a $1 billion transformation of the waste and recycling sector.

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