Nestle have recently published a wide range of new sustainable packaging commitments, which includes plans for its first plastic-free packaging, as well as plans to achieve plastic-neutrality within the company’s operations and products.
The clean-up of eight toxic waste dump sites in Melbourne’s north are set to begin at the end of January, as authorities identify some of the 1.5 million litres of chemicals found on the properties, according to a report on The Age.
Australian environmental group Total Environment Centre (TEC) is calling on state and Federal governments to support solar panel recycling to reduce the number of older panels, which are reaching the end of their life, from ending up in landfill.
A new service has been launched to help Queensland pubs and hotels to benefit from the state’s Container Refund Scheme (CRS), according to a report by Australian Hotelier.
A small town located in the West of England is lighting the town’s streets through an innovative solution of converting dog excrement into biogas.
Coca-Cola Amatil have announced its plan to phase out plastic drinking straws and stirrers in Australia over the next two months and replace them with fully recyclable and biodegradable paper straws, as part of the company’s efforts to reduce single-use plastics.
Adidas have recently launched its new Adidas x Parley tennis collection for the Australian Open at the Icebergs Ocean Pool in Bondi, Sydney.
The South Australian state government have released a discussion paper with considerations for a state-wide ban on single-use plastic products like straws, coffee cups and cutlery, according to a report on SBS News.
The consortium developing the East Rockingham Resource Recovery Facility (RRF) has awarded SUEZ the contract for waste management partner for the project for a minimum term of 20 years.
The ‘Right to Repair’ legislation currently being considered in Europe and in some US states are intended to reduce volumes of waste and push manufacturers to make dependable products that are easier to maintain.