Veolia gets wastewater contract extension in Hunter

A two-year contract extension has been signed between Veolia and Hunter Water. Veolia will deploy solutions involving technology to deliver against enhanced wastewater targets. While nurturing the next generation of water engineers, and driving low-carbon outputs, the contract will make new headway in combating climate change, according to Veolia. Read more

Contracts secure disposal of household waste

New contracts—for 30 councils across Melbourne—have secured reliable disposal of Melbourne’s household waste to landfill. The contracts – for 30 councils across Melbourne – were negotiated by Metropolitan Waste and Resource Recovery Group (MWRRG) as part of a collaborative procurement on behalf of the councils, are for four years, with two by two year options for extensions providing councils flexibility and service continuity.

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Rivka Garson joins Source Separation Systems

Rivka Garson has joined Source Separation Systems as head of business development. Garson has spent much of her career at the forefront of the bioplastics industry. A passionate and active advocate for Australian Certified compostable products, Garson sits on the Australian Bioplastics Association’s (ABA) PR Committee and is a member of the Australasian Organics Recycling Association (AORA) Victorian Executive team.
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PVC Stewardship Program gets new record

A new record has been set in compliance with the Vinyl Council of Australia’s material stewardship program. In the latest assessment of 47 companies’ annual performance, 24 demonstrated full compliance with sustainability objectives applicable to their businesses under the Australian PVC Stewardship Program (PSP).

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Composting kit – the chicken or egg?

Which comes first, composting capacity or the commitment by Council to supply FOGO material? How many times have you heard this: “Council cannot go to FOGO because there are no processing facilities and no markets for the compost”. Many Councils pose this as a Chicken and Egg question. It isn’t.

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