An environmental impact statement (EIS) that details the benefits of an energy recovery project at Lithgow has been publicly released.
Projections show Australia is very unlikely to meet its current 2030 carbon reduction targets, with recent reports of increasing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from all sectors other than the electricity and agriculture industries.
China has set a timetable to ban or restrict some single-use, nondegradable plastic products by the end of this year.
The export of some paper and cardboard packaging will be “necessary”, despite plans to ban the export of these materials within two-and-a-half years, a new report has indicated.
Compostable takeaway coffee cups are a staple in many people’s lives these days. In moments where they embark on their morning coffee run and forget their reusable cups, compostable or biodegradable single-use options prove to be that little bit better than the outdated versions that end up in landfill – provided the alternative is disposed of correctly.
More than $40,000 has been given to recycling charities in Western Australia to help reduce dumping at charitable recycling sites.
The first operators of container deposit scheme refund points for Western Australia have been announced.
The Victorian EPA is holding an information session in late January regarding a works approval application for a proposed lead acid battery recycling facility in the state.
The City of Melbourne is cleaning up the Yarra River and surrounding waterways with newly installed Seabins, which collect up to 200kg of litter each day.
The South Australian EPA is taking a staunch stance on illegal dumping with a recent fine resulting in one man ordered to clean up a waterway after dumping electronics.