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ASPIRE (Advisory System for Processing, Innovation and Resource Exchange) is scaling its operations nationally to improve the management of the 67 million tonnes of waste generated in Australia each year.
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A study conducted by UK-based consulting firm Verisk Maplecroft identified Australia among several countries that are disproportionately responsible for the highest levels of waste generation.
EPA Victoria has withdrawn a notice from July 10, which banned SKM Services from accepting recyclable material its Laverton North … Industry News, Latest News, New South Wales, News
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The NSW EPA has released an Action Plan to tackle illegal dumping at charity bins and shopfronts to improve support given to the state’s charitable recyclers.
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The UK government is tackling the impact of particulate and plastic pollution from brakes, tyres and road wear.
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An SKM Services representative has expressed disappointment after claiming the EPA Victoria did not give it enough notice prior to restricting recyclable waste materials from entering its Laverton North site.
The Western Australian Waste Authority has appointed five new members for three-year terms, which Environment Minister Stephen Dawson said reaffirmed the state’s focus on waste management.
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Plastic Free July is well underway with millions of people estimated to take part in the challenge to reduce plastic use. And with this goal, comes the challenge of replacing one common kitchen item – bin liners.
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More shipments of waste are coming back to Australia after Indonesian officials announced 210 tonnes of waste will be shipped back due to contamination.
This article was contributed by Suzanne Little – an environmental scientist and independent consultant. State governments have set up programs …