Australian bedding and homewares company, Sheridan, have launched a new in-store recycling program at its three Perth studio stores where customers can return any branded old quilt covers, sheets and towels.
Exmouth Shire is working on two different recycling strategies, including an innovative waste technology system that would deliver on the community’s ambitions for sustainable alternatives.
SKM Recycling’s Laverton North recycling plant will now resume accepting materials after Victoria’s environment watchdog announced that the site had now met the conditions of a notice, which saw the plant shut down over concerns about stockpiles posing a fire hazard.
The Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR) and national recycling campaign group Boomerang Alliance have released their five priority actions the next Commonwealth government needs to implement to solve Australia’s waste and recycling crisis.
Mount Franklin has announced its single-serve bottles of still Australian spring water are now made from 100 per cent recycled plastic.
Crushed glass sand and recycled plastic strips have been used in a Hunter-first footpath construction project trialling environmentally sustainable materials.
A revamped Community Recycling Centre, new waste transfer and two giant landfill cells are among the features of a $30 million expansion of the Awaba Waste Management Facility.
The Andrews Labor government has waived the landfill levy to help Victorians in the east recover from the recent bushfires.
Victoria’s recycling system will be the subject of a parliamentary inquiry in a bid to propose solutions to the struggling recycling sector as many councils continue sending waste from kerbside collections to landfill after waste processing company SKM Services was banned from accepting more recyclables at several of its sites.
Premier of Western Australia Mark McGowan and Federal minister for the environment Melissa Price have marked the commencement of construction of Australia’s first thermal waste-to-energy facility at a sod turning ceremony on the facility’s site at Kwinana.