A new national program to transform food waste into valuable products is being led by a University of Queensland researcher.
The Coffs Harbour Waste Conference is happening on May 14-16, with waste experts from across the globe sharing their insights into an industry that is ever-evolving. Read more
Research by the University of New South Wales (UNSW) is examining the economic barriers, technologies and opportunities of recycling end-of-life solar PV modules.
The Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) will partner with the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) for its Save Food Packaging Criteria and Framework 1.2.1 project, which aims to develop design criteria and communication material for packaging that will reduce food waste, focussing initially on Australia and New Zealand, before looking overseas through the World Packaging Organisation (WPO).
Recycling company Envorinex has officially opened their second soft plastic recycling plant at Bell Bay – the first in Tasmania – which is expected to process more than 1,500 tonnes of soft plastic a year and will represent a doubling of the company’s workforce with nine new permanent jobs created.
Marking the start of its plan to cut 100 million single-use plastics by the end of 2020 and eliminate 75 per cent of the its waste by the end of 2021, Qantas, in partnership with SUEZ, took to the skies recently in the first commercial flight with no landfill waste produced.
If re-elected, the Liberal government will invest $203 million in increasing recycling and reducing waste, protecting Australia’s unique threatened species and restoring waterways and coasts.
The Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has been internationally recognised for its work in developing policy and guidance, and for its sustained contribution to good practice in impact assessments in Australia.
With the Victorian government’s E-Waste to Landfill Ban starting on July 1, 2019, a workshop is being held to inform attendees about the ban.
According to the Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR) the Australian Federal government’s recent recycling policy announcement “wins a recycling Grand Final”.