As Australia begins to pick up speed towards setting and meeting sustainable targets, the United Kingdom is being hailed as a leader within the global WARR industry.
Every industry has the one seminal event where it gathers, connects and learns. For this industry, it is the Coffs Harbour Waste 2020 Conference. But with only weeks to go, the event was cancelled due to the COVID-19 restrictions.
For Veolia Australia and New Zealand landfill engineer Fangzhou Du, colloquially known as “Ark”, a love of the environment has run through his blood for decades.
Almost a decade ago, Inside Waste launched its annual Consultants Review. The review gives companies, organisations and councils the opportunity to rate the work that consultants have done for them in the waste management and environment space.
With the spotlight on Cleanaway’s bid for approval for an Energy from Waste (EfW) plant in Eastern Creek, Western Sydney, let’s look at just what legal steps are involved in obtaining such an approval. In short, it is a time consuming, and at times challenging, process.
Australia is behind in some aspects of waste management, such as energy from waste, but it is thriving in other areas – for example by trialling an app that tells users how they can recycle an item. Inside Waste explored where Australia’s waste management efforts fit in comparison to other nations.
Victorian Waste Management Association (VWMA) executive officer Mark Smith shares his opinion on how the federal and state governments could better support the growth and expansion of the waste sector.
Sustainability is at the forefront of various organisations’ minds. From the ski slopes of Perisher Valley, to the halls of universities across Australia – waste and resource recovery has taken precedence.
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forget their reusable cups, compostable or biodegradable single-use options prove to be that little bit better than the outdated versions that end up in landfill – provided the alternative is disposed of correctly.