CORE is saying that there is a chance that the impact of the China Sword policy will only get worse.
Composites UK, Scott Bader Company and Renuables, with funding support from the National Composites Centre and Innovate UK, have collaborated on a new report, which details the best way forward for recycling waste fibre-reinforced polymer materials (FRPs), in terms of its cost and environmental impacts.
Following the recent introduction of new waste legislation into Parliament, the Palaszczuk government is another step closer to stopping NSW trucks from dumping waste into Queensland.
Nestle Australia has announced its commitment to introduce the Australasian Recycling Label (ARL) across all of its locally made products by 2020 to help customers recycle their packaging correctly.
With concerns mounting over the environment and high materials costs, the auto industry is turning towards the circular economy as a means to initiative sustainability programs, to create jobs, and to cut rising costs.
Uncertainty and bottlenecks in infrastructure approvals present a risk to our ability to unlock the potential of Australia’s circular economy, estimated to be worth $26 billion per annum by 2025.
Brewster Bros, a family-run waste disposal company in Livingston, Scotland, is set to launch the largest recycling plant of its kind in the UK off the back of a £3.8 million ($6.7 million) investment.
Recent pressures on Australia’s waste industry and some local councils reveal thought-provoking views about the desired remedies and solutions. Some of them are well considered, commercially sound and informed; others seem opportunistic and motivated by self-interest.
According to MobileMuster, Australia has more old mobile phones stored away than there are people in the country – equating to at least two for every household, with that number predicted to rise to 30 million by 2028.
If no man is an island, are we better off continuing to work in silos?