WMRR supports government’s ReMade campaign

The federal government’s announcement of a new campaign – ReMade – that encourages Australians to buy products manufactured in Australia with Australian recycled content has been hailed a positive step by WMRR. The campaign builds on the ongoing support for our essential waste and resource recovery sector, with the current federal government having already invested more in the industry than any other Australian government to-date.
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Close The Loop lists on the ASX

Close the Loop, an end-to-end solutions provider from design and manufacturing, through to collection and recycling of products, has announced that trading of its shares on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has commenced, under the code ‘CLG’ following the completion of an initial public offering (IPO). Read more

Dumping costs Vic $89 million a year

Councils in Vic spent $89 million responding to the dumping of illegal waste in 2019/20, with ratepayers left to foot the clean-up bill. Only a handful of these waste crime perpetrators were punished or prosecuted … despite the fact that this is what ratepayers want, according to lobby group Keep Victoria Beautiful.

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Lack of trust in how QLD govt spends levy monies

A lack of trust is just one issue that Queensland state government has when it comes to dividing up monies it collects from landfill levies. Millions of dollars from the State Government’s waste management fund could flow back into communities through a proposed new government scheme as a major stakeholder demands action from ministers.

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